Kate Refine is a landscape designer working in the Chicagoland area. The ‘green industry’ has served as her home for the last 10 years. After a career in public policy in Washington, DC, Kate was glad to return to the Midwest. With that return, she began further developing her love of landscape design.


Kate is a graduate of the College of DuPage Horticulture program, with an emphasis in Landscape Design. Following her formal education, she got her professional beginning at The Growing Place in Naperville, IL as a designer and garden coach.


Kate enjoys customizing garden landscapes for the unique needs of her clientele. Amidst the creativity of landscape design, she is mindful of serving the community through sustainable landscaping efforts. In her designs, she aims to employ the best management practices to keep water and soil free of pesticides and herbicides.

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