About Jim’s Mowing

Jim’s Mowing is the Largest Mowing and Garden Maintenance Franchise System in the world, with more than 230 franchisees operating in New Zealand.

This network now extends across New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom – in total with more than 3,300 franchises to service our customer’s needs.

Jim’s Mowing began in 1982 as a one-man business in 1982, created by Jim Penman.  With a dedication to customer service, the Jim’s Mowing Franchise system was established in 1989.

Jim’s Mowing was established in New Zealand in 1994 and has grown and become a leader in lawn mowing and garden services by recruiting quality franchisees, nurturing them through training and on-going support, with a dedicated National Customer Support & Call Centre.

All Jim’s Mowing Franchisees have been Police Checked before commencing their business and are fully insured.

Jim’s Mowing is committed to customer service and we consistently aim to deliver the same reliable, prompt, professional and friendly service synonymous with that which Jim offered his own customers at the outset.

It is because of our clearly defined standards of customer service that we have built an excellent reputation and continue to grow the business to become the best known and most trusted Lawn and Gardening Service Group in New Zealand.


Superb customer service from everyone I have interacted with at Jim’s Mowing. Responsive, efficient processes and most importantly very friendly & genuine team to deal with. Thanks for a great customer experience!

Zoe, North Auckland

Awesome service and good value, regular lawn mowing but also anything from spraying to pruning and clearing. Highly recommend Kip

Sam Walker, Lower Hutt

Great service and quality of job performed. Great communication, decent pricing and even came out in the pouring rain to do the job. Would highly recommend Shane and the team for future jobs.

Charlotte, Hamilton