According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for gardening and lawncare services were 90.20% higher in 2018 versus 1997.
Between 1997 and 2018: Gardening and lawncare services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.11% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, gardening and lawncare services costing $20 in the year 1997 would cost $38.04 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for gardening and lawncare services was similar.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Gardening and lawncare services: