Southview Design is a Minneapolis & St.Paul area landscaping contractor with a hard-earned reputation for excellence in design, architecture, construction, landscape care, and client service. 

Commercial Landscape Management

Management and maintenance for demanding property owners and managers.

Residential Landscape Design-Build

Inspiring landscapes created for unique people and families. Explore our portfolio or award-winning landscaping projects.

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Our professional team includes landscape architects & designers, landscape care specialists, seasoned project managers, and the most diligent crews in the industry.

MN LANDSCAPE DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE PROJECTS

Award-Winning Landscape Designs

Slope Be Gone

This family of six upgraded their backyard with a modern Bluestone patio and a perfectly regraded lawn for playing sports and games.

No-Mow Forest Backyard

This backyard blends modern and natural elements together to create a low-maintenance outdoor living space with a plunge pool, terraced patios, a fire table, water feature, and a outdoor great room.

Luxurious Lakefront Lodge

A resort-style rustic home on the lake equipped with a game room, outdoor kitchen, multiple patios, lighting, and fire features. Winner of 2021 NALP Award of Excellence.

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Minneapolis & St. Paul Landscaping Contractor

Residential Landscaping Services

Shoreline Landscaping

Experts in shoreline restoration, rip-rap installation, steps, retaining walls. Luxury lake home landscaping design and construction.

Outdoor Rooms

Live outdoors with comfort and ease. Backyard living rooms, outdoor kitchens, patios, decks, and more.

Fire Features

Fire brings people together. Landscape designs featuring fire pits, fireplaces, and fire tables.

Front Entry Design

Enhance the curb appeal of your front entry with gardens, lighting, and walls that fit the architecture of your home.

Patios

Patios of natural stone, classic brick, and concrete pavers with industry-leading warranty.

Swimming Pools and Spas

We're serious about backyard swimming pool design and installations.

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COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE

Commercial Services

Maintenance and Management

Communication is our specialty. Professionals with degrees in landscape management and horticulture oversee highly trained maintenance crews.

Snow and Ice Management

High-touch service keeps your property safe and usable, even in the worst storms.

Commercial Landscape Design and Construction

We provide commercial landscape design, landscape architecture, and construction services to demanding commercial property owners and managers.

Water Management and Conservation

In addition to spring start-ups and fall winterizations, our commercial irrigation specialists will inspect and audit your system to identify opportunities to reduce costs and conserve water.

SEASONAL LANDSCAPING TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

FEATURED OUTDOOR LIVING POSTS

Pumpkin Planters by Bailey

We love the change of the seasons! Here's a super easy and fun project for the whole family.

Decorating With Gourds

It’s easy to decorate for fall when you use pumpkins and gourds... and it’s budget-friendly too! Here are a few decorating tips from our pros on the landscape care team.

What To Do With Fall Yard Waste

As you put your backyard to rest for the season, follow these tips to make your autumn backyard clean-up as smooth as possible.

Step-By-Step Guide to Planting a Tree in Your Yard

Trees are a big investment in money, space, and time, so we’ve created this guide to help you find and plant the perfect tree for your yard.

Care & Tips: What to do in the Fall

Plan ahead and take care of these chores to give your backyard a head start next spring.

Wood Vs. Gas Vs. Propane

Any fire feature is sure to become a focal point and central gathering place of your landscape design. Here are the pros and cons of the most popular fuels: wood, natural gas and propane.

Fire & Light

In a recent ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) survey, fire pits/fireplaces and night lighting topped the landscape wish lists of what homeowners want. But there are two camps when it comes to why homeowners want those elements. There are those who look at the practicality of adding a fireplace (fire pit) or outdoor lighting and those who focus on the aesthetics. Either way, both of these elements are a sound investment in the landscape.

How to Plant Flower Bulbs in Minnesota

Step-by-step guide to planting fall flower bulbs in Minnesota. Once planted, most bulbs need little maintenance and will reward you with a show of color every spring.

Nine Flower Bulbs For Minnesota Gardens

Here are nine, gorgeous spring perennials that you can plant every weekend until Halloween.