Kevin Manning

Kevin Manning

Kevin has deep roots in the Chicagoland area, growing up in Plainfield and now residing in Naperville. He holds a degree in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Illinois and serves on the board for the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA). Since KD's inception in 1998, Kevin has loved creating outdoor environments to match the lifestyles of thousands of customers. In his spare time, you can find him spending time on the water with his wife, daughter, son, and labradoodle.

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7 Landscaping Ideas for Your Windy Backyard

7 Landscaping Ideas for Your Windy Backyard

We can all appreciate a nice breeze once in a while. 

A soft wind can feel lovely while you’re sitting outside in your Chicago home landscape on a hot and sunny day. But strong gusts or steady, blowing high winds can not only be a nuisance, but they can also cause a bit of damage.

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Is it Time to Update Your Landscaping? Answer These 5 Questions

Is it Time to Update Your Landscaping? Answer These 5 Questions

There are quite a few reasons why it might be time to redo your landscaping in Greater Chicago. 

You might have bought a new home and aren’t too pleased with the landscaping that came with it. Or maybe you’ve lived in your home quite a long time, but the landscape is starting to show its age. After all, plants grow and change, so it’s normal for some things to fade, and maybe you want to add some plants you’ve always admired. 

Whatever the reason, there are some important considerations to keep in mind when updating old landscaping in Chicagoland. 

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5 Traits & Skills We Value in Team Members at KD Landscape

5 Traits & Skills We Value in Team Members at KD Landscape

Being a part of a great team is a rewarding experience.

As part of a team that works well together, you can embrace a special feeling of working on a similar goal, sharing in the journey and achievements along the way.

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