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 all that is required – no matter if watering systems, pumps, lawn care, robotics, smart system, tree and shrub care, garden tools, soil cultivation or city gardening. 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.
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.
Since its foundation in 1961, GARDENA has developed from a small trading company for garden tools into a worldwide recognized manufacturer of intelligent products and systems for garden care within a few decades. The final 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 timeline of GARDENA history. The secret of success is always based on the high innovative strength of the brand as well as a consistent sales and marketing policy.
The GARDENA timeline
The Germany 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 final 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 high user benefit GARDENA quickly advanced to a worldwide renowned manufacturer of intelligently-simple products and systems for garden watering and care in just a couple of years. Since 2007 the company is a member of the Swedish Husqvarna Group.