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Serving Chicago's Western Suburbs

Meet Our Team

Matt Hively


Matt is the owner/operator of Hively Landscaping. He started mowing yards at age fourteen. Ten years of hard work, determination and a vision have taken that mowing business and turned it into a successful landscaping business that prides itself on its outstanding reputation. Matt has attended vast ILCA programs over the years and plans on having a relationship with his clients for years to come. Matt spends his free time being outdoors, often riding motorcycles.

Doug Neff

Sales Associate

Doug brings his 12 years of experience in the landscape industry to the sales team at Hively. Whether its lawn care, plantings, hardscapes or snow plowing he is happy to assist clients with a solution to meet their budget. He especially enjoys designing unique plantings for his clients so their landscapes will stand out from the neighbors. Doug is an avid fisherman who is always looking for a new fishing hole.

Michelle Wilson

Landscape Architect/Designer

Michelle is a registered Landscape Architect with twenty years experience designing residential, commercial and public landscapes. She began her career as a designer upon graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in Landscape Architecture. Since then Michelle designed outdoor spaces for clients in Ohio and Massachusetts before relocating to the Chicago area. Creating a unique design for each client to optimize their outdoor property and fit their budget is her goal. In her free time, Michelle enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.

The final project exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend Matt and his staff and plan on using him for further projects – hopefully next summer!”

– Michele G – Plainfield, IL

Great company! We got five estimates and Hively’s price and design couldn’t be beat! The outcome looked just like the design. We will be using them again to finish our backyard. Very highly recommended!”

– Greg D – Naperville, IL

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