Northwoods Magic

Natural Stone Fire pit, seat wall, and patio give this suburban backyard a northwoods, cabin-y feel with natural materials like stone and water.

Backyard National Forest

Steep slope transformed into a backyard inspired by nature. More than a patio! This design includes a backyard waterfall, stream, fire circle, and fly-fishing pond.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

A private retreat built for two doctors and their family. This backyard is the perfect setting for R&R with an outdoor living room, deck, and pool.

Dog-Friendly Backyard

A dog-loving couple envisioned an outdoor space that would satisfy humans and canines alike. Featuring a patio and pergola, fireplace, and a low-maintenance garden.

Modern Backyard Patio

A simple backyard for modern sensibilities. This small landscaping project created a space for spending time with friends and family in Cottage Grove.

French Quarter Courtyard

Intimate backyard captures the spirit and charm of a New Orleans courtyard with classic brick patio, fireplace, and fleur-de-lis accents

Another Satisfied Customer Returns

After moving into a newly constructed lake house, this repeat customer called Southview Design to transform a hill of dirt into a beautiful backyard.

Family Friendly Outdoor Living

A backyard for the young and young-at-heart. This design incorporates a pool, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, pergola, natural stone, and multiple patios.

Sunset Serene

When regulations prohibited a patio, Southview worked with city planners to find a beautiful solution that maximized space and complied with the law.

Lakeside Jewel

Expansive views and dramatic landscape design includes an Infinity swimming pool, fire features, an outdoor kitchen, and hot tub.

Tranquil Outdoor Refuge

These Edina homeowners wanted a place to greet neighbors in the front yard, places to entertain in the back, and a spa they could use year-round.

Janet & Paul's Award Winner

Recognized for excellence in design and construction. A steep hill became a casual Northwoods living space.

Northwoods Inspired Backyard Design

When the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11 partnered to renovate the KARE 11 Backyard, Southview Design answered the call.

Laid-Back Backyard

Award-winning landscape design in North Oaks. Relaxed outdoor living spaces with fire table, hot tub, and Bluestone hardscaping.

Next Door Inspiration

When their neighbor’s yard transformed from a hill of dirt into a terraced backyard, this homeowner decided it was time to make some changes of their own.

Thinking Outside the "Deck"

When Mr. Homeowner says "no deck, please," designers get creative with tiered retaining walls and paver patios.

Lakeside Award-Winner

Minnesota backyard resort with swimming pool, pond, putting green, pergola, outdoor kitchen, and fire pit.

Vermillion Vista

Captivating swimming pool landscape in Hastings MN designed with every amenity for maximum comfort and fun.

Walk-out to Where?

This home is a walk-out, but you have to wonder "a walk-out to where?" A steep hill and tiny footprint complicated this backyard landscaping project.

Multi-Level Backyard Fun

Designers and crews had to carve out a portion of a hill to create a level space for a swimming pool and hot tub in this backyard.