According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for gardening and lawncare services were 8.90% higher in 2018 versus 2016.
Between 2016 and 2018: Gardening and lawncare services experienced an average inflation rate of 4.36% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, gardening and lawncare services costing $20 in the year 2016 would cost $21.78 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.91% during this same period, inflation for gardening and lawncare services was similar.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by 1.66%, below the average yearly change for gardening and lawncare services during the 2016-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), price inflation for gardening and lawncare services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Gardening and lawncare services: