Founded in 1988, the Desert Group has been dedicated to transforming the UAE’s arid environment by creating world class innovative landscapes.

Our workforce of more than 3400 employees has created new parameters in garden design bringing together years of specialist experience, research and creativity.

Guided by nature, our passion for plants has lead to the development of stunning landscapes for government, commercial and private clients. Our portfolio includes many of the regions’ iconic landmark hotels & resorts, renowned golf courses, government projects and public works, together with a considerable number of Dubai’s more prestigious residential communities.

Using the expertise and talented capabilities of our people we are able to offer in addition our landscaping service that includes, pools and waterscapes, themed plaster and rockwork, turf machinery and products, full nursery services through to trade and construction materials.

We are also committed to helping the horticultural industry thrive. Our nurseries grow a large selection of plants, including rare varieties of palms, trees and shrubs. Our horticultural product and machinery company provides the latest and most advanced equipment to compliment any landscaping project. We also source and supply a comprehensive range of landscape related trade and construction materials.

Dubai Garden Centre provides inspirational ideas to captivate the imagination by offering a wide range of plants, furniture, garden tools and accessories enabling every enthusiast to realise the full potential of their outdoor living spaces.

The training of our personnel and the synergy of our interrelated company’s is paramount in keeping us at the forefront of the industry. The use of best practices and modern technology help enable us to provide consistent quality to our clients.

Our commitment to “value” is reflected at every level of our organisation. Above all we seek to connect with and enhance the natural world through nature by respecting and sustaining the environment in pioneering quality garden design.



Desert Group is the region’s leading Landscaping and Leisure service provider. We will continue to be the preferred choice in the region and will work with our Stakeholders to deliver quality solutions.

-Mr. Michael Mascarenhas

CEO, Desert Group


The Desert Group is the leading provider of high quality, good value landscape leisure and lifestyle solutions in the Middle East.

Our people take pride in the delivery of premium turnkey projects along with wholesale and retail services.

Uniquely integrated capabilities and innovative products and services allow us to deliver superior results to customers and shareholders alike.


The Desert Group shall become the recognised leading provider of unique outdoor lifestyle solutions in the UAE through product and service excellence, market and customer focus, pioneering innovation and team work.

The Desert Group shall be the leading brand name in the AGCC in providing innovative, high quality outdoor lifestyle solutions for individuals, developers, businesses and governments. To achieve this The Desert Group will create new businesses, enter new markets, engage new customers and introduce new products and services. The Desert Group’s geographic reach and business expansion will be supported by excellent people and management, systems and support and a focus on group synergies and continuous improvement.

The Desert Group shall be recognised as a business success in the AGCC region whose business reach is embracing global markets through manufacturing, trade and investment activities. As a publicly listed company it will contribute to the size and quality of the UAE GDP and will obtain best in class growth in value and profits for all shareholders.


Group and individual entrepreneurism

Dedication to quality in services, products and work processes

Going further than others to deliver good product/service results to clients

Innovation and pioneering

Recognising and rewarding good individual and team work


Desert Group is the umbrella organisation for the various companies which from its constituence. The Group activities are all service related and landscape oriented.




TEL: +971 4 340 4440, FAX: +971 4 340 4441

EMAIL: group@desertgroup.ae