More homeowners focusing on gardening DIY

Web searches for ‘Gardening DIY’ increased by over half (57%) between February and March 2020, a study by conveyancing firm TRUE Solicitors has found.

‘Grow your own vegetables’ is the most searched for gardening job, with an 81% increase in searches for the past month. 

‘How to paint a fence’ comes a close second, with searches rising by 74% in the past month.

Edinburgh, Bristol and Sheffield are the top three cities when it comes to searching for DIY tips.

However, searches for how to improve kitchens, living rooms and bathrooms have all decreased – some by as much as 20%.