A complete design & build landscaping service in South East Kent. With over 20 years experience, we offer a high quality service using traditional methods.

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are still operating as normal throughout the pandemic, following the necessary protocols to ensure your safety.


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Paving & Driveways

We handle everything for you!
  • Free design consultation
  • Full project management
  • Design & Maintenance
  • Hard & soft landscaping
  • Lawns (real & artificial)
  • Driveways & Paving
  • Fencing
  • Decking & Pergolas
  • Horticulture

Why choose us?

Smart Gardens is a family run business which began trading in 1997. Owned and run by Dan Abbott from the beginning.

Dan is RHS Qualified in horticulture.

We are a local registered Company, KCC registered waste carrier, fully insured, and a member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen since 1998.

Based in East Kent, we operate throughout the area (Canterbury, Whitstable, Thanet, Folkestone, Dover and surrounding areas).

From our complete design and build landscaping service or simply a new patio, lawn or fence, our ethos remains the same - quality throughout

Breathe life into your garden!

Traditional Methods

We have a simple business accumen; to provide a high quality service, using traditional building methods and high grade materials.

Landscaping since 1997

Smart Gardens has been operating for over 20 years. Members of the Guild of Master Craftsmen, we've created 100's outdoor spaces for people to enjoy.

Quality, assured

“Your garden is your space, it needs to work for your lifestyle and how you might use it. Our job is to help understand your needs and provide inspiration to make the best from the space.”

– Dan Abbott

Some of our work

Our customers

We work on projects from big to small.

You'll always get the most value from your budget and our assurance that you'll love what we deliver. 

“Our friends recommended Smart Gardens and we were not disappointed. Friendly, reliable and excellent quality of work. Would not hesitate to recommend.”


“ The Smart Gardens team are fast and efficient. They understood our vision and worked tirelessly to create it for us.”


"Amazing service from a great team. Honest with what we could achieve with our budgets and executed perfectly."


"Daniel and his team created a vision for our patio area and carried out the transformation with professionalism and care. Could not recommend them enough."