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Lawnmowing, Gardening & Outdoor Franchises in NZ

Lawnmowing franchises took off in the early 1990s and brought franchising to the attention of the New Zealand public. They are still one of the most popular ways to get into business as they require only a low investment.

Man in gardenOutdoor franchises are not restricted to mowing lawns - they can offer all sorts of outdoor work, garden maintenance, section clearing, lawncare, tree trimming, gardening and building maintenance. Some will find customers and do the quoting for you; others encourage you to build your own business. Some may let you employ others. 

This means that when you’re looking for a lawnmowing, gardening or outdoor franchise, it’s important to do more than ask ‘How much does it cost?’ and ‘What experience do I need? Do your research – we recommend putting in an hour of research for every $1000 that you plan to invest. Apart from talking to the franchisor and asking them lots of questions, it’s also a good idea to talk to franchisees who are already running the business to get all the information you need before you open your own business. 

While there are many good lawnmowing, gardening and outdoor franchise opportunities for sale, they are all different. Some offer work guarantees or income guarantees, but you need to be clear on what’s really guaranteed. Before making your decision, you should consult a lawyer specialising in franchises. You’ll also want to know how much you can make from a lawnmowing, gardening or outdoor business so consult a financial advisor or accountant experienced in franchising. If you need finance, there are a number of banks which specialise in financing lawnmowing, gardening and outdoor franchises.

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Green Acres was founded in 1991, and is proudly NZ owned and operated. With 25 years’ experience we are one of the longest running New Zealand owned franchise systems. We have over 650 franchisees and we’re still growing. Lawn and garden franchises for sale now.

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Grime Off now provide residential and commercial washing and insect control. This unique opportunity will enable you to start a business with minimal overheads and quickly grow to build an established business. Easy to use software and support. One of the best value NZ franchises.

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Mowing/gardening franchise opportunity. Want more flexibility to achieve a better work life balance? Seeking self-motivated people who wish to succeed in running their own business. We provide help and assistance every step of the way to help them build successful businesses.

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Becoming your own boss is easier than you might think! We’re offering the chance to become part of the nationally recognised Jim's brand through Jim's Trees & Stump Removal. 8 Auckland plus several North Island territories available. Includes full business and systems training.

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Giving kids a sporting chance. In-school curriculum, after school academy programmes, school sports days. Education outside of the classroom. Before and after-school care holiday programmes.

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Award winning opportunity. Well known for its creation of the world’s first structured career path in franchising enabling franchisees the opportunity to grow within a single marketing area or develop a million dollar business with multiple vehicles, retail stores and marketing areas.

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Stihl Shop is a nationwide network of independent, locally owned specialist outdoor power equipment retailers. Every Stihl Shop is operated by friendly approachable people who are passionate about outdoor power equipment. Full training and on-going support. Sites with real growth potential available across NZ.

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Professional home services franchise providing flexible, multi-serviced businesses. Work either indoors or outdoors. Exclusive territories with established customers. Providing a lifestyle choice for over 30 years.

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Woolgro is a unique and proven system to establish premium lawns using our innovative pre-seeded lawn mats. You don’t have to have a landscaping background - just be customer-focused and enjoy working outside building a business based on excellent service.

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Brucies Lawnmowing and Garden Care has grown dramatically since launching. We have a strong presence in Auckland and are looking to establish master franchises throughout New Zealand. We can help you build a strong business. No experience required, but professionalism and integrity are a necessity.

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Landscape and garden supply yards providing bulk and bagged products. Pick-up and deliveries.

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The Kowhai guys have been restoring and recoating roofs in most regions of NZ since the 1980’s. We have a proven and exclusive Kowhai coating system. Experience in roofing or coating systems required. Limited number of areas available now for suitable candidates.

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