Lawn & Garden Equipment Market Size By Power (Manual, Electric-Powered, Gas-Powered), By End Use (Residential, Golf Courses, Playgrounds), By Operation (Walk behind, Rider), By Product (Blowers, Chain Saws, Cutters & Shredders, Tractors, Lawn Mowers, Sprinkler & Hoses) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025

Published Date: Oct 2019  |  Report ID: GMI4410  |  Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Hemant Pandey

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 386   |   Base Year: 2018

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Lawn & Garden Equipment Market size was valued at over USD 28 billion in 2018 and is estimated to exhibit over 6.5% CAGR from 2019 to 2025.

Lawn & Garden Equipment Market

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Increasing indulgence in gardening activities across the globe will drive the lawn & garden equipment market size over the forecast period. According to the American Horticultural Society’s (AHS) National Gardening Survey 2018, an average household spent around USD 503 on lawn & garden activities in 2017, that increased by around USD 100 over 2016. Additionally, proliferating garden centers and retail nurseries will further escalate the product demand.

Ongoing trends including kitchen gardening, organic gardening, small-space gardening, and urban farming will induce significant growth in the industry landscape. More than 20% of the 18 – 34 age population in the U.S. is involved in gardening as a leisure pursuit. The garden owners are indulged with specialty gardening as a craft by utilizing tools to take care of the facility. Moreover, the homeowners are utilizing vacant areas for gardening to enhance mental and physical fitness. Such activities will enhance the lawn & garden equipment market size.

Lawn & Garden Equipment Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2018
Market Size in 2018:28.26 Billion (USD)
Forecast Period:2019 to 2025
Forecast Period 2019 to 2025 CAGR:7%
2025 Value Projection:45.54 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for:2013 to 2018
No. of Pages:386
Tables, Charts & Figures:569
Segments covered:Power, End-use, Operation, Product, and Region
Growth Drivers:
  • High presence of golf courses
  • Rising technological advancement
  • Increasing consumer spending
  • International trade agreements
  • Rising government initiatives for green and sustainable environment
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • High noise, vibration and increased pollution levels

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Clean cutting operation is a major factor for product development

Growing requirement for precise and clean cutting of lawn and development of electric equipment with improved airflow technology will provide lucrative opportunity for industry growth. Industry players are developing new products with extra sharp hardening cutting edges to improve cutting performance. For instance, in April 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH launched a new generation of Rotak lawn mowers embedded with advanced ‘Powerdrive+ system’ to ensure consistent cutting operations. The equipment is designed to collect up to 99% of the grass blades while cutting.

Powered and flexibility offered by gas powered are driving its consumption

Gas powered lawn & garden equipment dominates over its counterparts

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Power and flexibility offered by gas-powered equipment are major factors for generating higher revenues in the lawn & garden equipment market. The demand for gas-powered equipment is primarily driven by the commercial application sector. The commercial spaces require extensive operations and gas-powered equipment are the ideal choice for operation. Additionally, frequent launch of advanced products is further increasing popularity of the equipment in commercial applications. For instance, in October 2019, Exmark launched its gas-powered 96-inch deck mower with advanced UltraCut flex wing cutting deck that can cut up to 9 acres per hour.

Growing landscaping activities and expenditure on household decoration increasing residential participation in gardening activities

Increasing landscaping activities and investments in residential homes are proliferating the industry growth. Consumers are adopting bigger and more diverse vegetation in lawns & gardens, thereby contributing towards the requirement for multiple tools to maintain garden spaces. Increasing popularity of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) gardening activities is another factor supporting the industry growth. Residential end-users accounted for over half of the revenue generation in 2018.

Playgrounds will showcase significant growth in the lawn & garden equipment market owing to increasing number of playgrounds in residential communities and commercial buildings. Additionally, regulations from certain governments have also led to an increased adoption of playgrounds in schools and colleges. For instance, in October 2018, Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB), India updated its rules stating the mandate of 1,200-square-yard of playground area for schools in urban areas and 2,000-square-yard in rural areas.

Low maintenance & improved performance are increasing the usage of walk behind lawn & garden equipment

Walk Behind operations will showcase considerable growth in the lawn & garden equipment market owing to convenient characteristics such as low maintenance, flexibility, and ease of operations. The ability of the walk-behind mower to work in confined spaces are increasing its popularity in small to medium-sized lawns and gardens. Industry participants are enhancing performances and aesthetics of products that is further expected to increase the product sales. For instance, in October 2018, Honda introduced HRX walk behind lawn mower with lightweight engines and enhanced grass grooming features. Walk Behind operations holds over two third of the revenue share in 2018.

Improved reliability and ease in operations are increasing the blowers’ popularity

Blowers will showcase considerable growth in the lawn & garden equipment market owing to functional advantages such as variable speed toggle options, making it ideal for large-scale as well as small operations. The industry players are introducing products to serve larger consumer bases. For instance, in September 2019, Cleva North America Inc expanded its gas-powered leaf blower series with gas-powered leaf blowers. The integrated electronic push start system further improves the starting operation, thereby increasing its usage.

North America is the highest revenue generating region

North America Holds Over Half of the Lawn & Garden Equipment Market

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High regional concentration of golf courses including Shinnecock Hills, Pine Valley, National Golf Links of America, Oakmont, and Sand Hills, Merion (East) will play a significant role in driving the industry growth. In 2018, the U.S. alone had over 16,500 golf courses across the country. Rising contribution of golfers in sports activities is anticipated to drive the product demand. According to the National Golf Foundation, around 24.2 million people participated in on-course golf activities in 2018. Additionally, rising expenditure on outdoor living spaces along with the preference for backyard cooking and garden parties will further escalate the regional industry revenue.

Portfolio expansion forms the major basis for business expansion

Industry players are engaged in portfolio expansions and new product developments for providing customers with enhanced comfort, further increasing their revenue generation. For instance, in October 2019, Deere & Company expanded its fuel powered mowing portfolio with the addition of 72-inch (182.88 cm) deck size in Z994R ZTrak Zero-Turn Mower. The new deck size will increase productivity along with low operating cost. Some of the prominent lawn & garden equipment market participants includes Deer & Company, Husqvarna Group, TTI, MTD holdings, Robert Bosch, Stilh, Honda, and Kubota.

Market Analysis By Power

  • Manual
  • Electric-Powered
  • Gas-Powered
  • Others

Market Insights by End-use

  • Residential
  • Golf Courses
  • Playgrounds

Lawn & Garden Equipment Market, by Operation

  • Walk behind
  • Rider
  • Others

Lawn & Garden Equipment Market, by Product

  • Blowers
  • Chain Saws
  • Cutters & Shredders
  • Tractors
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Sprinkler & Hoses
  • Others

The above information is provided on a regional and country basis for the following:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
  • Latin America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of lawn & garden equipment crossed USD 28 billion in 2018.
The industry share of lawn & garden equipment is expected to grow at 6.5% CAGR from 2019 to 2025.
According to the estimates, North America is the leading region for lawn & garden equipment industry owing to the rising contribution of golfers in sports activities along with rising expenditure on outdoor living spaces as well as the preference for backyard cooking and garden parties will drive regional growth.
According to this forecast report by GMI, the global land and garden equipment industry size exceeded USD 28 billion in 2018 and is estimated to grow at over 6.5% CAGR between 2019 and 2025.
Walk Behind operations will showcase considerable growth in the industry owing to convenient characteristics such as low maintenance, flexibility, ease of operations, and improved performance.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Oct 2019
  • Pages: 386
  • Tables: 555
  • Charts / Figures: 14
  • Companies covered: 17
  • Countries covered: 18

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