The majority of Americans say that their yard is important to them. A recent U.S. Poll conducted by Harris Interactive for PLANET (the national trade association for landscape professionals), found that 81 percent of those with a yard/landscape say the upkeep of their yard/landscape is important to the look of their home.
Why is it so important? Showing pride was the No. 1 response (42 percent of those surveyed) followed by the desire to create a relaxing outdoor space (16 percent).
Take a look at the infographic below for the complete survey results. Then tell us in the comments below why your yard and landscape is so important to you!