Welcome to Kouski Landscapes!

Since the beginning, our landscape creations have been a reflection of you. Through creative residential designs, commercial landscape architecture, and a steadfast dedication to quality, we have grown to become one of the most trusted landscape firms in Illinois.

~Joel Kouski

  • Outdoor Living
    • Patio Installation

      Ornamental pavers, natural stone, custom designs, functional layouts

    • Outdoor Dining

      Entertain guests with a custom grill, bar area and outdoor kitchen

    • Entertainment Areas

      Create special places for friends and family gatherings

    • Seating Walls

      Built-in seating for a variety of applications

  • Fire & Water
    • Fire Pits

      Accent any space with a custom stone fire pit

    • Fire Walls

      Remote control accents on a patio wall

    • Fire Places

      Natural stone centerpiece, brick ovens, one piece units

    • Pond & Stream

      Water designs with nature's authentic characteristics

    • Water Fountains

      Above ground, in-ground, entryway, or patio applications

    • Pondless Water Features

      Safe for children with all the benefits of a natural water feature

  • Hardscapes
    • Patio Installation

      Ornamental pavers, natural stone, custom designs, functional layouts

    • Retaining Walls

      Boulder walls, Allan Block retaining wall systems, custom applications

    • Boulder Installation

      Large and small ornamental boulders accent any space

    • Monuments

      Stone columns, piers, and entryways

    • Bed Edging

      Stone, paver, cobblestone, and other custom bed and foundation edging

  • Lighting
    • Hardscape lighting

      Seat wall accents, step safety, retaining wall sconce lighting, and more

    • Landscape Lighting

      Path lights, tree up-lighting accents, yard illumination

    • Home lighting

      Accent stone features, up-light accents, add a warm glow to the outside of your home

  • Landscaping
    • Flip My Yard!

      Sometimes it's best to start over.  This is our specialty!

    • Sod Installation

      Renovate your lawn with new sod

    • Mulch/Rock

      Freshen your beds with updated mulch or ornamental aggregates

    • Tree Planting

      Privacy, shade, accents - Trees serve a variety of functions in the landscape

    • Perennial Planting

      Our perennial planting designs bring beautiful drifts of color to your landscape

  • Maintenance
    • Comprehensive Service Plans

      Comprehensive maintenance programs for year round service

    • Spring Cleanup

      First pruning, refresh mulch, edge bed lines, and fertilize

    • Fall Cleanup

      We can handle any amount of leaves with our giant vacuum truck

    • Tree/Shrub Pruning

      From ornamental hedges to tree pruning

    • Irrigation Startup/Shutdown

      Seasonal startup and winterize your irrigation system

    • Commercial Snow Removal

      Commercial snow removal and deicing services

  • Irrigation
    • Design and Installation

      Low maintenance, greener lawns

    • Repair and Service

      Service broken irrigation systems


The purpose of Kouski is to enrich the lives of our clients. We do this by careful consideration to the unique needs of each project, guided by a steadfast dedication to quality.

We believe our business is about people and their unique needs. Our broad range of outdoor services are necessary to meeting a wide spectrum of those needs and our experienced team is commited to results. In a broad sense, we discovered our clients all seek the same thing: a company they can count on. To be that company, we built our guiding light on the principles of trust and integrity. We know you wouldn't want it any other way.


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  • Landscape Professionals
    Landscape Professionals

    At Kouski, we seek people with high moral standards, and consider their values before experience when hiring.

    We believe in a culture of respect, honor, and trust.  Our employees come first and we treat everyone with respect.  We are responsible, we make decisions based on our own personal integrity, and we stand behind each other.  We are a team.  If this atmosphere appeals to you, I invite you to bring your resumé directly to my office.  

  • General Laborer
    General Laborer

    This position is for entry level applicants who want to dive head first into the landscape industry.

    If you want to learn high quality craftsmanship, follow our experienced veterans.  If you're interested, come directly to my office to discuss what opportunities are available.

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