KARE 11 Back Yard Renovation

Northwoods Inspired Back Yard Design

Working in partnership with members of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11, Southview Design renovated the landmark KARE 11 Backyard. This project won a Merit Award from the 2014 PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) National Landscape Awards of Excellence!

KARE11 Backyard fireplace and cascading waterfall

The landscape designer created two concepts – The Northwoods and the Modern. Viewers voted for their favorite. The Northwoods – with it’s grand stone fireplace, rustic pergola, and cascading waterfall – won by a landslide.

KARE 11 backyard living room and fireplace

The fireplace stone, "Canyon Creek" is from Montana. The fireplace header and surround, accent band, hearth, and patio is from Missouri. It's called "Blue Brown Flagstone".

The roots of an outdoor sculpture cling to the top a 2-ton boulder, which forms the

The roots of an outdoor sculpture cling to the top a 2-ton boulder, which forms the "headwaters" of the water feature.

Black eyed susans in the KARE 11 back yard

The capstone on the planters is Bluestone from Pennsylvania.

KARE 11 back yard groundbreaking

KARE 11 and BATC partners celebrate the groundbreaking of the new back yard.

A big thank you to all of the partners who participated in this project, including the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, KARE 11, Lampert Lumber, Bachmans, The Mill Pond, Brock White, Precision Decks, Northstar Granite Tops, Warners Stellian. More about the BATC partners

Permeable pavers filter rainwater.

Permeable pavers filter rainwater.


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