About Native
A local business with local roots, Native Design & Hardscape was formed in 2005 in anticipation of enhancing and enriching the community in which we grew up in by designing and building outdoor spaces that everyone can enjoy!

We pride ourselves in having a staff that is professionally trained in design, horticulture, maintenance, irrigation, lighting, and hardscape.

We provide our clients with an expectation of excellence that exceeds the competition. We provide value-added and reliable services, forward-looking designs with an awareness of the environment.

With Native, expect a landscape company prideful of acquiring certifications and degrees that will provide you with contractors that rise above the competition. We provide a staff of employees with degrees in turf management, design, and horticulture along with certifications in hardscape construction, landscape professionalism, and turf technician.
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About the owner

Jacob Dunaway, majored at University of Tennessee horticulture/design in 1999. He owned and operated his first lawn care and landscaping business, Pagoda Lawn & Landscape until 2004.  In May of 2005 Native Design & Hardscape came into fruition.

Since its inception Jacob has thrived off of creating and installing spaces that are not only beautiful to the eye, but also enjoyable to be in.
He believes there is a sense of peace that is gained from being outdoors. In the hectic world we live in having an enjoyable space outside allows a respite from everyday stress.

Jacob has worked to grow the company from its beginnings as one-man-with-a-truck to over  30 employees and over 20 trucks. From pridefully working in the backyard of his mother-in-law's house to installing landscapes at his college alma mater, Jacob has worked hard to build Native Design & Hardscape and it's 
reputation as Knoxville's premiere hardscape and landscape company.