Lucas Outdoor Designs is a locally owned landscaping company that has been in business for 14 years, serving Knoxville and surrounding counties. We have a dedicated design and construction team that have been with us for many years. Our employee retention is the result of the vision for excellence that we share and the investment that we make in our valued employees.

It is important to us that you see professionalism and commitment in our team while they are working on your property. Our team takes great pride in the work we do and providing you with a superior project outcome.


Fernando Lucas is a third generation hardscaper. His father and grandfather before him were known for their stone work in Mexico City, the city known for legendary artisan stone masonry. Lucas brought his innate skills and talent and a desire for success to Tennessee twenty years ago.

These multi-generational masonry skills – coupled with his leadership and ability to share his vision to build dedicated teams – have made Lucas one of the most sought after builders of outdoor solutions in the area.


A Knoxville native, Liz Goodson grew up in Sequoyah Hills in a family of landscape gardeners. Liz inherited her love of plants and design from her mother and grandmother, who were active in The Knoxville Garden Club and spearheaded many community landscape projects.

Liz’s knowledge of all aspects of plants, installation skills, and aesthetic design talents make her in high demand with a long list of regular clients. Liz has the unique skillset to create solutions for the most challenging properties.

Liz’s easy manner allows clients to freely express their creative ideas and work in partnership to create a plan with a stunning outcome!