The NL Group

The NL Group has developed into a reliable, dedicated business, based on the principles of highly creative, exceptional quality work and ethical business practices for over 24 years.

We 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.

Our mission is to work with our clients to help their outdoor space tell its own unique story.   Our exceptional staff with years of experience will transform your yard or site into a beautiful space.  We will be with you every step of the way, from the additional planning of a custom design created just for you, to the construction, maintenance and upkeep.

Areas We Serve

The NL Group, in Lake Barrington, IL, is the area’s premier landscaping company serving the northern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, including Arlington Heights, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Buffalo Grove, Deer Park, Hawthorn, Highland Park, Inverness, Kildeer, Kenilworth, Lake Barrington, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake Zurich, Long Grove, Northbrook, North Barrington, Palatine, Schaumburg, South Barrington, Tower Lakes, Wilmette, Winnetka, and more. We also serve the Fontana & Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, areas.

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What Customers Are Saying

“Hands down one of the best partners we’ve worked with in years! Dwight and the office personnel are creative, pleasant and professional! If you are looking for a best landscape designer for your outdoor space, no doubt you will be in great hands with The NL Group!”


– OnDeck Deck Builder

“NL has been taking care of our property since 2006. We have always been very happy with their work and their people seem to take pride in their work. Our friends and family always compliment our property as well. The have always taken care of our needs. Thank you for all your hard work of the years!”


– Blake Pierce