DIY Garden Searches Rose 1241% During Lockdown, Research Suggests

DIY garden searches surge
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Online searches for DIY garden projects increased by an astonishing average of 1241% during lockdown, new research shows.

Dickies Workwear has analysed Google Search Trends data and identified that DIY searches rose dramatically, in particular for garden projects.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.