Based in Ulm/Germany, GARDENA is the preferred brand for millions of home and garden owners worldwide when it comes to garden care. That is because GARDENA offers a complete range of everything you need for your garden – whether it is watering systems, pumps, lawn care, tree and shrub care, garden tools, or soil cultivation. Today GARDENA is the leading brand for high-quality garden tools in Europe and represented in more than 80 countries all over the world. It takes an emotional approach to address those who regard their own garden as a "living space close to nature" and a place of well-being, recreation, and fun.
founding in 1961, GARDENA has developed from a small trading company for garden
tools into a globally recognised manufacturer of intelligent products and
systems for garden care within a few decades. The initial breakthrough was made
when introducing the Original GARDENA System in 1968. The idea of providing
system solutions was continued in the following decades with the GARDENA
combisystem (1977), GARDENA accu-system V12, GARDENA Sprinklersystem and
GARDENA Micro-Drip-System (all 1990). Learn more about the milestones of
product development in the timeline of GARDENA history. The secret of its success
lies within the innovative strength of the brand as well as a consistent sales
and marketing policy.
Member of the Husqvarna Group
Since 2007 GARDENA is a member of Husqvarna Group. As a separate division, GARDENA enjoys sufficient independence to focus on the needs of passionate gardeners and the strengths of the brand. In the context of the entire company GARDENA can benefit from the size and strength of the Group, use their resources efficiently and purposefully build on the shared knowledge.
The GARDENA timeline
The German based company was founded in 1961 by the salesmen Werner Kress and Eberhard Kastner. They first started importing garden tools that originated in France. The initial breakthrough was made when introducing the Original GARDENA System in 1968. Owning to its innovative power and the quality of the brand as well as the great user benefits, GARDENA quickly advanced to a world-renowned manufacturer of intelligently-simple products and systems for garden watering and care in just a couple of years. Since 2007 the company has been a member of the Swedish Husqvarna Group.