According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for gardening and lawncare services were 25.14% higher in 2018 versus 2008.
Between 2008 and 2018: Gardening and lawncare services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.27% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, gardening and lawncare services costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $25.03 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.47% during this same period, inflation for gardening and lawncare services was similar.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 7.94%, significantly above the average yearly change for gardening and lawncare services during the 2008-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), price inflation for gardening and lawncare services was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Gardening and lawncare services: