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Decades of Excellence

For more than 24 years, we have built a reputation for excellence in landscaping and design, providing high-quality landscaping services to a growing satisfied customer base, mostly from recommendations from our current customers.

We are committed to giving you the best value for investment, increasing the value of your property, and augmenting the beauty & usability of your outdoor living space.




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What Customers Are Saying

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the work done by Alex and team at the NL Group and the outcome of our project. Their attention to detail and customer service were second to none. We happily recommend them for any landscaping project you might have!”


– Sven Anderson

“We used NL landscape for decades at our previous home on an acre lot in Deer Park. I cannot speak highly enough of the incredible service provided by Alex and the rest of the company over the 30 years we lived there. This group will bend over backwards to do whatever you ask. The best of the best.”


– Julie Mandell

Recent Articles

Best Shrubs for Fall Color

Best Shrubs for Fall Color

The beautiful warm colors of fall are something to look forward to when the weather gets cooler. Below are five beautiful and colorful shrubs you can have in your own northern Illinois yard.  1. Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' (Virginia Sweetspire) The tiny,...

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3 Plants to Choose for Outdoor Hedge Plantings

3 Plants to Choose for Outdoor Hedge Plantings

Boxwood Bring a dramatic flair to your outdoor space with manicured hedges. For a striking and upscale look, it’s tough to beat the grandeur of boxwood hedges. These classic plants provide shape and definition for your yard and feature lush foliage in a deep green...

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Things to Consider for Outdoor Kitchen Designs

Things to Consider for Outdoor Kitchen Designs

There’s no doubt that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Enjoying a meal al fresco is one of the true pleasures to enjoy during warmer Midwest months.  Whether it’s barbecuing on your patio or preparing dinner under the stars, people will be delighted to...

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