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Integrating Architecture & Artistry into your Landscape

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The art of landscaping is best displayed by the arrangement of the home and its accents.  The accents being plants, trees, stone, grass and lighting that will blend with the architecture of your home. Like an artist mixing colors on a palette, we find the perfect combination of style, sophistication, form and function to make your outdoor environment unique, distinguished, and ready to be enjoyed season after season for years to come.

Smith DesignScapes can turn your outdoor living space into a extension of your home creating a place for families and friends to enjoy the outdoors.

Smith DesignScapes is a full-service landscaping firm that does all types of landscape design & build, Landscape Water Features, Waterfalls, Koi Ponds, Outdoor living areas, Landscape Management,  Hardscapes, Patios, Retaining Walls, Landscape lighting, Grottos, Stone work, Fountains, Irrigation, Drainage, Specialized Landscape Maintenance Care & more

In Business for 20 Years

Why Smith DesignScapes?

Because the owner and the lead designer, Richard Smith has an active role in the design, planning, and implementation of every landscape project, which assures that you will get a unique outdoor living space, waterfall, garden or landscape environment, managing all the details along the way so nothing is missed.


We offer services ranging from Design/Build Landscape, Water Features, Outdoor Living Structures, Irrigation, Drainage, Landscape Lighting, and Landscape Management Services.

Consider us on your next Outdoor Project.

Smith DesignScapes Jackson TN Landscape Design Landscaping Stone Work Plants

Landscape Design Build

A Landscape evolves as trees and plants mature, so it is critical that it is designed to last. Our ability to serve you from concept to completion insures your project will be completed in the way it was designed.  We specialize in landscape design and installation, seasonal colors, and a variety of mulches & ground cover options. Our stunning unique landscape designs combines a variety of features, that includes diversity and just the right fit for your location.

Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Natural Stone Landscape Waterfalls

Water Features, Koi Ponds, Landscape Waterfalls, Water Fountains, Water Gardens

The soothing sounds and natural rhythm of moving water in your landscape provides a magical calm for your mind and soul.  No other element has such tranquil and dramatic effect in your landscape. We design and build all types of water features including Waterfalls, Koi Pond, Water gardens, Fountain installation, disappearing fountains, Streams, Natural Stone Water Features & Pool Stone Grotto. 

Smith DesignScapes  | Jackson TN | Outdoor Living Area with Retaining Walls, Patio Pavers, Curbed Large Patio, Seating Walls

Outdoor Living

Outdoor rooms are created by seamlessly intermingling functional elements patios, pavers, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, fire places, fire pits, stone seating walls, Stone Steps, Stone Walkways, Natural Stone Work, into your landscape to give you a private and unique space.

Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Large custom seasonal Planter Pots

Landscape Management

Our goal is to improve the health and appearance of your plants, trees through customized fertilization, pruning, custom seasonal planters, adding annual color to existing landscape, disease/pest control, ornamental pruning and mulching.  We will customize your level of care to fit your specific needs.

Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Landscape Drainage Solution Integrated into a landscape

Irrigation Drainage

Water is essential to the health and success of every landscape. The specific water needs for each species of plant or tree should be taken into consideration when installing an irrigation system. Drainage is critical to your home and landscape,heavy clay soils in our area can have devastating affects on plants,trees and structures on your property. In many cases a drainage solution can be integrated into a landscape so that it adds to its beauty and interest along with functionality.

Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Landscape Lighting in Waterfalls & Ponds

Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting installed in the right places extends the beauty and functionality of your home after the sun has set.  Illumination with softly accented hardscapes and softscape elements brings elegance and security to your home.



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Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Natural Stone Large Landscape Waterfalls, Water Feature and Pond with Seasonal Color Landscaping

Cox Woodland Estate Landscape Pond & Waterfall  

The Homeowner wanted a water feature, in the woodland setting. The project has our own woodland filtration system designed to operate with minimal leaf issues in a forested location. The feature moves approx 75,000 GPH of water with two disappearing streams that have 5' and 6' falls into the pond.  

Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Large Pool Grotto with natural stone seating, constructed stone steps, large landscape boulders, a stream &  built in slide.

Grotto with Seating & Stream

Large grotto with seating and stream.  Landscaping with extensive stone work involving very large boulders and slabs.  Pool slide and steps constructed from large boulders and slabs.

Sleepy Creek Farm Waterfall & Stream System
Saddlebrook Backyard Sevenity
Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Sleepy Creek Farm Natural Stone Woodland Streams with large boulders, natural stone work, a great water feature
Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | Sleepy Creek Farm Natural Stone Woodland mountain Landscape Water Feature, Waterfalls & Streams

Sleepy Creek Farm Waterfall & Stream System

The owner's love for the Smokey Mountains of east Tennessee provided the catalyst for this project.  We set out to bring a woodland mountain stream to west Tennessee. The Project has a fall system involving a rainbow trout pond, a wading pool and an approx 100 yards of stream.  The system has our woodland filtration system and moves approx  two hundred thousand GPH throughout the feature.

Natural Falls & Streams
Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | A true Backyard Serenity. A large curved paver patio for true entertainment with retaining walls, seating walls, and a water feature that has natural stone waterfalls, and a Koi Pond.
Smith DesignScapes | Jackson TN | A Backyard Serenity with a large curved paver patio, stone work, retaining walls, seating walls, an outdoor kitchen and a water feature as the center focus.

Outdoor Living Area - Backyard Serenity

Large patio with seating walls, outdoor kitchen and bar. Waterfall and koi pond adds the perfect touch for relaxing and recharging.

Smith DesignScapes Services these areas: 

West Tennessee & many part of Middle Tennessee

Jackson, TN ·   Pickwick Dam TN ·  Gibson County TN ·  Dyersburg TN · Milan TN
Brentwood TN  ·  Nolensville TN  ·  Oak Hill TN · Belle Meade TN · Forest Hills TN 
Cordova TN ·  Germantown TN ·  Collierville TN  ·  Arlington TN  ·  Hickory Valley TN
Franklin TN · Atoka TN

Serves all these areas and their surrounding neighbors

Serverig Areas


"Smith DesignScapes has done amazing work at Sleepy Creek Farm.  Richard and Kenny are hands-on Leaders - on site for every job, large or small.  The project work at Sleep Creek is an outstanding example of their design creativity and installation excellence.

From the natural beauty of the water features, to the creative plantings that bring the property to life in every season, we couldn't be happier with their work. And, they stand by their work like true craftsmen.  It is great to work with a team Smith DesignScapes that takes as much pride in their work as we do in our property. "  

                                                                                         - Rob Carter

                                                                                          Owner - Sleepy Creek Farm

"Richard Smith and his crew at Smith DesignScapes has handled all of our Outdoor Living, Landscape Designs, and Landscape Management for many years at multiple sites. He has my highest recommendation.  They deliver trusted and reliable services along with his Incredible insight of landscape design, gardens, plants, water features and all aspects of outdoor living.  He personally assures it is done right and cares for it as if it were his own."

                                                                                                  - Elesha Reid

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