LuxDesign Magazine | Fall 2010

Backyard Sports & Games

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One South Minneapolis couple wanted some kind of sport right out their back door. Another Minnesota family preferred a putting green to a basketball court, while an Eagan family couldn't wait for their paver basketball court to be installed. Lastly, one White Bear Lake couple saw the advantages of having a swimming pond instead of a swimming pool. Whatever your sport, have your landscape designer put it in the plan. Find out how these Minnesota families did just that...

Projects with backyard games

Lakeside Award-Winner

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

Paver Basketball Court and Driveway

Play all day. Rough gravel driveway transformed into a one-of-a-kind backyard paver driveway with an inlaid basketball court.

Neighborhood Games

A regulation horseshoe pitch attracts neighbors like a magnet to this Minneapolis MN side yard. The landscaping includes two patios and a large seat wall for spectators.

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