Digging it: Growing discretionary incomes are supporting greater demand for gardening services

The Gardening Services industry has performed moderately well over the past five years, underpinned by stable demand from key markets. The industry's markets are fragmented, with a range of businesses accounting for sizeable chunks of industry demand. In particular, detached housing and multi-unit housing clients are important markets for the industry. Residential clients include affluent individuals that lack the time or inclination to garden, as well as demographics that may be physically unable to garden, such as the elderly or disabled.Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.8% over the five years through 2018-19, supported by growth in business numbers and greater business outsourcing. Industry revenue is expected to reach $2.6...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 14-19
1.8%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
41,120
Businesses
11,462
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A range of non-residential markets account for a large portion of industry revenue
  • Demand from older demographics has risen as more individuals have outsourced gardening activities
  • Higher business and household numbers should assist industry growth over the period
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Companies in the Gardening Services industry mainly provide general garden-care and lawn mowing services. Other services include caring and maintaining indoor plants and shrubs, vegetation services, basic landscaping services and tree-root removal. There have been minimal changes in the relative sizes of these segments over the past five years.General garden-care servicesGeneral garden-care services are expected to account for almost half of industry revenue in 2018-19, having increased slightly as a share of revenue over the past five years. This increase is due to higher demand from the commercial sector and multi-unit household premises, and a decline in other service segments, such as lawn mowing. Gen...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Gardening Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Gardening Services are:

  • Provision of a related range of goods/services (one-stop shop)
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of businesses and Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia in the Gardening Services industry impact industry performance..

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    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 and 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

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses
  • Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia
  • Number of households
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Population aged 70 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Employment and establishment trends
  • Demand drivers
  • Outsourcing trends
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Demand drivers
  • Diversified services
  • Table: Gardening Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Gardening Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Education and Training
  • Professional Services
  • Community Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Farm and Construction Machinery Wholesaling
  • Hardware Wholesaling
  • Nursery Production

  • Products & Services
  • General garden-care services
  • Lawn mowing services
  • Indoor plant and shrub services
  • Other garden maintenance and services
  • Vegetation management services
  • Chart: Gardening Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Real estate services businesses
  • Detached housing clients
  • Facility management businesses
  • Health and education sectors
  • Hospitality sector
  • Government sector
  • Sport and recreation clients
  • Multi-unit housing clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gardening Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Gardening Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Gardening Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Jim's Group Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Jim's Group Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Gardening Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Gardening Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cottage Garden
  • Informal garden containing flowering plants, often alongside herbs and vegetable patches. These typically require regular watering, putting them out of favour in drought-affected parts of Australia.
  • Native Garden
  • Comprising indigenous plants adapted to Australian conditions, native gardens require less watering than cottage gardens, and are popular due to water restrictions.
  • Water Restrictions
  • Water restrictions are introduced gradually, depending on degree of water depletion in key catchment areas. Adherence relies on householder goodwill and neighbourly monitoring.
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