Overview

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

IBISWorld’s Gardening Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 Threats & Opportunities

  • Opportunities exist for new entrants, especially those servicing ageing housing estates
  • Demand from older demographics has risen as more individuals have outsourced gardening activities
  • Greater residential construction activity will assist industry revenue growth over the period

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    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 Locations Chapter

    The geographic distribution of companies operating in the Gardening Services industry largely follows population levels and business numbers. Therefore, the industry is dominant in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. These three states are estimated to account for 77.9% of industry establishments and 77.5% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Jim's Group, the largest franchisor in this industry, was established in Victoria, which contributes to a higher number of franchise operations in that state. Similarly, VIP Home Services was established in South Australia, and is well represented there.

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    Additional Insights for the Gardening Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Gardening Services Industry are

  • Provision of a related range of goods and services (one-stop shop)
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Use of specialist equipment or facilities
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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 Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of households
  • Number of businesses
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia
  • Demand from multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction
  • Population aged 50 and older

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Gardening Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Kitchen and Diningware Wholesaling
  • Nursery Production

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

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households
  • Commercial clients
  • Multi-unit housing clients
  • Government and institution clients
  • Other garden service clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Gardening Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    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
    Major Companies
    Jim's Group Pty Ltd
  • Table: Jim's Group Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Gardening Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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