Turf-Magazine-article-on-KD-Landscape-smallKevin Manning, owner of K&D Landscape featured in November 2012 issue of Turf magazine.




KDLandscapeManagement_TotalLandscapeCareMagazine_article-smallLandscape project by K&D Landscape featured in November 2012 issue of Total Landscape Care magazine. (download pdf)


Article by John Algozzini published in February 2013 issue of Landscape Management magazine.

Business Announcements


2/1/16:  One of our Shorewood landscape projects is prominently featured on pages 8-9 in the new Unilock catalog for 2016.  The project is also featured on their website’s main page and was only one of five projects nationally that they photographed.  We also have a project featured on the top of page 25.

1/5/16:   A brick patio and landscape project in Lemont received a 2016 Best of Houzz award for Design.   You can see it on our Houzz page and also on our website.   Only 3% of Houzz contractors receive a “Best of Design” award annually and we are pleased and humbled to be in that select company.

1/1/16:  Chicagoland Gardening

ran a photo essay by our lead designer, John Algozzini, in the January/February issue on how to translate public garden elements into residential settings.    This is John’s fourth appearance in Chicagoland Gardening as either author, designer or photographer!

1/1/16:  A new book, The Garden Bible: Creating the Perfect Outdoor space, was published and features three different K&D Landscape projects.  While our work has previously been featured in magazines, this is the first time our landscaping has been selected for a book.   It just came out and is available at Barnes and Noble and on Amazon.

6/1/15:  Our owner, Kevin Manning, was named to the ILCA Board of Directors.   This is a genuine sign or respect for Kevin’s 20 years of industry experience.  In addition to serving on the board Kevin is also participating on the Professional Oversight Committee.

3/1/15:  Two of our projects are in the new Unilock catalog for 2015.  Projects using Rivenstone and Umbriano are featured.   One is a complete backyard makeover in Shorewood and the other is a front entry and landscape in Mokena.

12/12/14:  Our Shorewood Illinois project was recently a finalist in the annual Unilock Awards Contest.   This was a large project, featured in the before/after section of the website and also on our Houzz account

12/1/14:  Fun In The Sun was the featured design project in the December issue of Total Landscape Care magazine.   You can see it at

11/1/14:  John Algozzini wrote a feature article, ‘Park It Here’, about the use of furniture in the landscape and garden.  It was published in the November issue of Chicagoland Gardening.

3/1/14:   Urban Frenzy was a featured design/build project in a Chicagoland Gardening magazine article by Joan Steele.

12/1/13:   Our Peterson Park project, Urban Frenzy, has won an ILCA Silver Award for design and construction.   Designed by John Algozzini and Kevin Manning, Urban Frenzy was a previous national award winner with Hardscapes North America.

1/1/13:  John Algozzini’s article, Hardscapes 101, appeared as a feature article in Chicagoland Gardening magazine.

1/1/13: The ILCA Board of Directors selected John Algozzini as Chairperson for the new iLandscape Trade Show.  John led a team of seventeen industry professionals organizing and producing the ILCA’s inaugural trade show in Schaumburg.


1/15/2013 – For the third consecutive year, John Algozzini of K&D Landscape speaks at the annual Mid America Horticultural Trade Show at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

2/4/2013 – Kevin Manning and John Algozzini of K&D Landscape named to the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association iLandscape Trade Show Experience Committee.


1/2/2012 – K&D Landscape announces the hiring of award-winning designer John Algozzini as Director of Design.

11/1/12 – K&D Landscape completes permeable paver installation at North Central College in Naperville.

11/15/12 – For the 5th consecutive year, John Algozzini of K&D Landscape has been named as a judge for the Unilock Awards program.