Gulvik Residence

MODERN MEETS NATURE This homeowner had recently built a new modern Scandinavian style lake house and wanted a landscape that would match the house. The solution was a low maintenance, modern front yard consisting of native plants. Reusing the existing limestone rock...

Bouillette Residence

A front yard makeoverThis project was a collaboration between Mark O’Hara (Landscape Architect) and Ksquared Landscapes (Landscape Contractor). The homeowners wanted a yard that would add interest year round that was low maintenance. The design included a new...

Franklin Residence

New plants plus rock equal curb appeal After having a tree removed in the front yard, this homeowner wanted to create a new look for the front yard. The solution was removing the old overgrown shrubs against the house and expanding the planting bed area along the...

Hollie Residence

Stairway To The BackyardThis homeowner had stone stairs that had fallen into disrepair and needed help with redirecting stormwater from flowing down the stone stairs into their pool. The solution was tearing out the existing stone stairs and rebuilding them with two...

Andrea Residence

The Disappearing Table This small urban backyard didn’t have a place to entertain and had basement flooding issues. The Phase 1 includes a new paver patio  and stormwater solutions. Through the use of drain inlets, a French drain, an infiltration trench and a rain...

Brijin Residence

Bye Bye Lawn, Hello PlantsThe homeowners were tired of their plain backyard and wanted something new. Phase 1 focuses the back patio area. A new stone wall helps redirect water from the patio while serving as seat. Native landscaping surrounds the patio providing...

Old Chicago

Wood plus plants equal relaxing eating environmentOld Chicago wanted to make their outdoor eating area more inviting to their customers through colorful planters that would distract the customers from the parking lot. Custom-built wood planters with Old Chicago’s logo...

Swartz Residence

A front yard makeoverThis residential project was a collaboration between Kyle Ward (designer) and K² Landscapes (landscape contractor). The homeowner had a backyard he was no longer happy with. There was overgrown vegetation and a deck that was falling apart. The...

Anthony Residence

CONTEMPORARY PATIO LEADS TO RELAXATION This homeowner had a back patio that was old, lacked privacy and didn’t reflect the remodeling the homeowner was doing on the inside of the house. The solution included a new patio with wood privacy screen, movable wood...

Carol Residence

Runaway soil no more The homeowner had a planting bed that was losing soil every time it rained and they had become tired of the smaller limestone block. The design includes a new retaining wall that created a new planting bed and solved the erosion problem for the...

Bayou Eco Park

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Tory Residence

Lets connect driveway to front doorThe homeowners had a landscape that was overgrown, had a pathway that was crumbling and was lacking interest. They decided that they needed to give their front yard a new look that added color, interest. New retaining walls and a...

Post Residence

Prairie comes to Kansas CityThe homeowners had remodeled their house and wanted a landscape that would complement the remodel. The design was divided into two phases: phase 1 was the front yard and phase 2 was the backyard. The front yard design includes a limestone...

Taylor Residence

Contemporary patio in the shadeThe homeowners have been remodeling their house and wanted a backyard patio area that would reflect remodeling efforts. The design includes a contemporary concrete paver patio with a sunken fire pit for enjoying on cool evenings. A new...

Anh Residence

Backyard Vs Dogs Equals Zen This homeowner’s dogs had destroyed their backyard turning it into a mud pit when it rains. The solution was a zen garden inspired landscape that provided a balance between homeowner and dog. Through the use of shade tolerant plants and...

Carpenter Residence

Extending modern architecture to the surrounding landscape This residential project was a collaboration between Phronesis (design) and K² Landscapes (landscape contractor). The homeowner was building a modern, contemporary house and wanted a landscape that would...

Seiter Residence

You never stop learningThe homeowners were tired of staring at the cable and electrical boxes in their yard and wanted to screen them. The design was a combination of evergreens and flowering plants that would screen the boxes while providing color. To keep costs...

Drake Residence

A steep hillside gives way to a modern and private patioThis project was a collaboration between Phronesis (design and fence), Mussleman & Hall (concrete), Machine Head (corten), and K² Landscapes (landscaping and hardscape). After remodeling the house, the...

Krasnow Residence

Correct construction gives way to a level patio The homeowners had a patio that was uneven resulting in water pooling and being a tripping hazard. The design was a new, bigger paver patio with a walkway that connected to the driveway. The new patio is sloped to drain...

Raker Residence

A haven for the birds and butterfliesThe homeowners had a yard that they were no longer happy with. They felt that their landscape had become over grown, lacked color and contained plants that they didn’t like. The design was to add colorful plants that provided year...

Frost Residence

Time to sit The homeowner had just moved in and wanted their backyard to be more reflective of themselves. Phase 1 was the patio area. After leveling and expanding the patio area, they then looked to adding interest and seating to the patio. The solution was raised...

Robertson Residence

Good design equals no more stormwater problems The homeowners had tried tackling their yard themselves, but were having no success. The homeowners were trying to improve the curb appeal of their house and fix stormwater issues that were in the yard. The design...

McWherter Residence

Time to edge that planting bedThe homeowner had a yard that was filled with overgrown, plants that were to high maintenance for him to keep alive and just wanted to give his yard a makeover. The solution was a new small block wall edging to define the planting beds....

Pam Residence

Creating curb appeal with colorful native plants The homeowner had a yard they were no longer happy with. They felt the front yard lacked color and interest while the backyard had become overgrown with vines and had stormwater issues. The design included native...

Quinn Residence

A prime example of beauty and functionThe homeowners had a section of their yard eroding away due stormwater runoff. The homeowners had tried seeding and even placing new sod down, but nothing worked. The design solution was a three tier rain garden filled with native...

Delong Residence

Native Landscaping = Curb Appeal This homeowner had a front yard that they wanted to add curb appeal while introducing native plants. Phase 1 included taking the existing rock in the yard can creating a small rock swale to direct water from the downspout. New garden...

Fisher Residence

A winding pathway through a woodland gardenThe homeowners wanted a more aesthetically pleasing approach to their front door. The sidewalk to the front door was crumbling and there was a lack of color and interest. The design includes a stepping stone pathway...

Talbott Residence

Reuse + Native = New Backyard This homeowner had a backyard that had several issues they wanted to be resolved. The issues included lack of privacy, flooding, lack of visual interest and wanted a more usable space. The solution included reusing the existing decorative...

Roanoke Lookout Point

Stairway to stone walls The neighborhood wanted to provide a better user experience for its community when traveling up/down the stairs. The solution was a series of native stone retaining walls that would create small planting beds along the stairway. These newly...

Dillard Residence

Backyard Retreat For AllThis homeowner had a backyard that needed a new life. The solution included a mix of native plants and a native dry-stacked wall. The new stone wall helped raised an existing planting bed so the plants would be visible from the back...

Our Principles

Natural environment: Our designs enhance the natural environment by restoring damaged systems, by using native plant materials, and by low impact construction solutions.

Community: Our designs bring together both neighborhood aesthetic and culture while creating opportunities in the landscapes that allow people to come together.

Education: Our designs provide opportunities for our clients to learn about natural systems, native plantings, and their environmental footprint. We will also educated ourselves with each project we take on, learning how to improve our methods of construction and the most efficient plant material for the site we are designing.

Landscape Design & Planning

Our comprehensive planning and design services offer innovative landscaping solutions for residential and commercial clients.

Stormwater Management

Help prevent flooding and decrease local water pollution levels with effective and attractive landscaping techniques.

Pathways & Patios

These areas will help to define your landscape, provide access to your yard, and offer a comfortable place to relax or entertain.

Retaining Walls

A well-designed retaining wall will enhance the overall appearance of your landscaping and provide essential soil and rock retention.

Native Landscaping

Work with the nature- instead of against it- and everyone benefits.

3D Visualization

K² Landscapes is proud to offer 3D visualization services for residential and commercial clients. Whether you are looking for a photorealistic perspective, birds-eye view or a walkthrough; we came help make your ideas come to life. See examples of K² Landscapes 3D visualization services below.

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Landscape Design & Planning

Our comprehensive planning and design services offer innovative landscaping solutions for residential and commercial clients..

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Stormwater Management

Help prevent flooding and decrease local water pollution levels with effective and attractive landscaping techniques.

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Pathways & Patios

These areas will help to define your landscape, provide access to your yard, and offer a comfortable place to relax or entertain.

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Native Landscaping

Work with the nature- instead of against it- and everyone benefits.

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Portfolio

Check out all of our work throughout the metro area.  See anything you recognize?

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3D Visualization

Our visualization technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to complete your design.

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Retaining Walls

A well-designed retaining wall will enhance the overall appearance of your landscaping and provide essential soil and rock retention.