Overview

Blooming: Increases to household and business numbers support demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Gardening Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
2.5%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
40,120
Business
10,997

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gardening Services industry has performed moderately well over the five years through 2016-17. Stable demand fundamentals across the industry have underpinned steady growth over the past five years, despite a mixed economic climate. The industry's main customer base consists of households, mainly comprising medium- and high-income earners that lack the time or inclination to garden, as well as population groups that may be physically unable to garden, such as the elderly. Demographic shifts have worked in the industry's favour as higher income levels across the board and a steadily ageing population have boosted demand for the industry's services.

Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.5% over the five years through 2016-17...

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Industry concentration is low, with the four largest companies in the industry estimated to account for 16.8% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The industry is highly fragmented with most enterprises being owner-operated. The large number of small businesses serving local areas means almost anyone with the physical capabilities and access to the required equipment can enter the industry. Low barriers to entry mean the industry is highly competitive in some locations, with operators competing on the basis of both price and service.

The success of major franchise operations such as Jim's Mowing and VIP Home Services has seen the market consolidate to some degree over the past decade. The..

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Industry Products

What is the Gardening Services Industry?

Gardening services include lawn mowing, plant pruning, tree lopping, fertilising and watering of plants and lawns, garden refuse removal, and basic landscaping services.

Industry Products
Lawn mowing services
General garden-care services
Indoor plant and shrub services
Other garden maintenance services
Vegetation management services
Industry Activities
Lawn mowing services
Lawn care services
Garden maintenance services
Plant fertilising, pruning and watering
Tree lopping
Garden refuse removal
Basic landscaping
Maintenance of plants and shrubs in buildings

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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