What is Gardenesia.com?
“The thought of providing a one shop solution for all Gardening lovers, got Gardenesia.com into formation,” says the startup team. Founded in April 2014, by Kuldeep Chaudhary, Sandeep Chaudhary and Nishant Chaudhary, Gardenesia is an online portal to serve the vested interest of people who find gardening as an art.
The startup provides wide range of natural plants across India. The entire collection is handpicked making it one stop shop for plant lovers. One can buy plants and seeds online their garden, balconies and terrace.
How does it work?
The startup provides a variety of flowering bulbs, seeds and plants online. It also provides planters, planting guide, tips, blogs on local Indian conditions and phone support for any gardening tip or guidance. Users can pick and choose from a wide range of indoor and outdoor plants. As the company claims, it provides fast and safe delivery of plants along with quality customer service.
What are its key services and features?
The startup provides variety of plants available ranging from seasonal to exotic plants, from indoor plants to vegetable seeds.
Some of the rare variety of exotic plants it provides are Amazonica Alocasia, Orchids, Golden bamboo, etc. The startup also provides a wide range imported flower bulbs like Tulips, daffodils and also deal in garden accessories like pots, planters etc.
Who is it competing with?
As such there are no direct competitors but most of the eCommerce companies which sell plants and seed on their platform are their competitors.
Present and Future plans:
Presently, Gardenesia caters to the niche community of plant lovers and has plans of getting into retail stores soon. Currently the company is aiming at Landscaping projects, Industrial and corporate tie ups, Balcony and Terrace decor and annual maintenance packages.
The Delhi based startup serves pan India and has served over 1000 users till date with around 15000 items been delivered. Around 20% of the customer base repeats their order, as the company claims.
Minimum Order: The minimum order starts from Rs. 30, and Rs. 75 is shipping charge for all the orders below Rs. 500.
It is in its bootstrapped phase and has plans of raising funds in future. Soon the company will start with its 24×7 customer support service to ensure a better customer experience.