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Who we are

Energetic and talented, LandArt offers a range of gardening services depending on the project. We have a real appetite for what we do and ensure every job is delivered with remarkable service and pride.

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Fully accredited member of the Garden & Landscape Designers Association (GLDA)

Dean Lacey

Owns and operates LandArt Ltd.

Dean Lacey owns and operates LandArt Ltd. (company no. 639532) and is an award winning landscape designer and gardener. He studied at University College Dublin where he graduated with an Honours Degree in Landscape Architecture. Dean is a fully accredited member of the Garden & Landscape Designers Association (GLDA).

After university Dean spent the next four years working in a Dublin landscaping firm gaining experience in garden design, garden construction and landscape maintenance. During this time he was awarded three medals, two gold and one silver for the medium and large sized garden designs at the Bloom Festival and Garden Show in Dublin.

Subsequently Dean moved to Sydney Australia where he spent the next 4 years working on some of Sydney’s finest harbour side gardens, experiencing new landscaping ideas, techniques and planting styles which he likes to incorporate into his designs.

After working as a landscape designer and landscape gardener for years in high-end landscaping firms, Dean satisfied his lifelong dream to start his own business and as a result LandArt was born.

Questions & Answers with Dean

Qualifications and experience?

I achieved an honours degree from UCD in Landscape Architecture & worked alongside a prominent Garden Designer in high end and prestigious gardens. From 2010 to 2014, I worked in Sydney, Australia, designing and building high end gardens. I set up my own company, LandArt, in 2014 and we provide garden design, garden construction, planting design and garden maintenance. I successfully completed my Garden and Landscape Design
Association (GLDA) Portfolio Assessment and I am now a fully accredited member.

Career highlights?

Setting up my own successful Landscape Design and Landscaping Company &
Winning Gold in medium category 2009 and Gold in large category 2010 silver medal in large category in Boom 2008.

Design Style?

My gardens would be considered quite contemporary, but I do love all design styles and themes.

Solo, team, collaborative?

Design and build are a team effort. I am very fortunate to have an amazing team of designers, landscapers & horticulturists, who are as passionate and dedicated as I am.

Unique Selling Point?

Only one phone call needed and we will look after the whole project! We design, build and maintain gardens so I can offer everything in-house, from the initial consultation, the garden design, the complete build, project managing the build and even maintaining the new garden for years to come.


Selling your work?

My clients will usually study our website and Instagram in detail and read all our 5 star Google reviews. They contact us because they really like the high standard of our work and understand that the whole experience will be enjoyable and hassle free. But I love to get in front of my clients and my enthusiasm and my passion for my work is what sells my designs.


Handling client expectations?

We have a robust set of tried and tested systems and processes in
place, so our clients are always very clear what to expect along the journey. Discussing budget at the onset and regular communication is key.

Favourite garden and Garden Designer?

Every year in May we go as a family to Mount Usher gardens in Wicklow. Favourite designers: I love the work of Luciano Gubbili and when I lived in
Australia I was, introduced to the amazing work of a garden designer called Paul Bangay.

We had our garden redesigned by Dean in Landart and would highly recommend him and his team. Everything was done to a very high standard and would have no hesitation recommending them. We love the garden they created and it now feels like an extension of our home. Well worth the investment. Breda

Breda Deignan, Santry

Rod is a super nice guy a gentleman to have working in my garden. He is brilliant at using his unitive and leaves the place spotless . No job is too small. He is always in good humour . Margot

Margot Slattery, Glenageary

In summer 2021 Dean and his team created the most fantastic back and front garden for me. I was so impressed with the plans Dean created and then the professional team Shane, Val and Paul who did the hard landscaping and the planting. The team are very talented and wonderful to work with. Everything was finished to such a high standard I ended up with a show garden. The garden has given such pleasure to me and to the people who have seen it. I highly recommend LandArt

Gerard Mulligan, Rathfarnham

Rodney does a great job maintaining our garden. He is passionate about his work and he transforms the garden within a few hours.

Gerry Andrews, Killiney

Excellent design and construction. Attention to detail really shines through. Highly recommended.

John Russell, Carrickmines

Landart designed and built our garden 2 years ago and twice a year Rodney comes and does maintenance on the garden. He is always friendly, has great recommendations for planting, does a great job and always leaves the garden looking like new 😊. We would highly recommend Rodney and Landart for any job in your garden. Orla and Tom

Orla Conneff, Blackrock

Recently completed projects

We would love to speak to you about creating your perfect outdoor space, so get in touch today

Fully accredited member of the Garden & Landscape Designers Association (GLDA)

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