One of the upsides of the pandemic has been the shift towards achieving balance in our lives through our gardens.
The discovery of gardening for many has given rise to the making of landscapes instead of landfill.
Food scraps have become the new recyclables, composting is on the rise with councils providing incentives and educational support to help reduce food waste.
Home growers are also taking edibles to new levels with super foods such as kale, quinoa and blueberries becoming staple plants in the home garden.
This is being driven by an increase in a healthy obsession with wellness and good nutrition.
Growing foods from different cultures from around the world and embracing foods from local regions is fuelling a population explosion of locavores and bringing communities together through the garden.
Young men are getting down and dirty with the 18 to 34-year-old male demographic being more involved in the outdoors and gardens through barbecuing, brewing and playing in the dirt with the kids.
Regardless of age and gender, there has been a significant uptake of gardening across all demographics.
Environmentally aware consumers are also mindful of the importance of bees and are planting pollen and nectar-rich natives, exotic trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetables to provide shelter and food for these important insects.
It's no secret that plants make us feel good and indoor plants help us to focus and stay calm. Less stress means more productivity, no wonder plants are turning up in the home, office, school and hospital.
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The tree-mendous value of trees in our urban landscapes is also being recognised, with a growing trend of planting a tree - get onboard and plant one that is endemic to your local area.
It will thrive under local conditions, and also provide valuable habitat for local fauna, shade, and visual beauty.
The advances in technology have also made their way to the garden with mobile apps for garden design, plant selection and pest control all at your fingertips.
Modern technology has made everyday life more convenient so why not in the garden too.
Social media groups covering every aspect of gardening are available to assist the novice and professionals alike to take your gardening skills and knowledge to the next level.
As they say, never waste a good crisis, so get growing, you'll be glad you did.