Local Minneapolis & St. Paul Landscaping Spring

Maintenance And Tips Posts



March No-nos and To-dos

Feeling the urge to get out in the yard? Here are a few don'ts and dos for early spring chores.

How To Overseed Your Lawn

A step-by-step guide to regrowing your patchy lawn and restoring dead brown spots in your yard.

Winter Has Probably Trashed Your Yard

No matter how carefully we put our gardens and landscapes to bed for the winter - winter always manages to win out. Here's what you can do to fix snow mold and bring your yard back to life in the spring.

Get Your Yard Ready for Fall: A Complete Cleanup Guide

Get your yard ready for winter with a thorough fall cleanup.

Basement Flooding and Landscape Drainage

Every year, one of the top pain points facing our clients is landscape drainage. Caused by melting snow or heavy rainfall, uncontrolled water creates soggy areas in your lawn and can cause serious damage to your home. So, how do you prevent a flooded backyard?

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.

Conserve Water, Reduce Costs

In the U.S. landscape irrigation uses more than 7 billion gallons of water per day. Irrigation audits, proper maintenance, and smart irrigation can reduce waste, save money.

Landscape Care During a Drought

While you might be tempted to give your lawn, plants, and trees extra water and fertilizer during a drought, these practices can actually do more harm than good. Instead, keep these tips in mind.

Benefits of Winter Tree & Shrub Pruning

While you may prefer to stay indoors, winter is the ideal time to prune your trees and shrubs.

Spring Yard Work

Spring is an exciting time in Minnesota. The melting snow and bright rays of sunshine serve as a welcome sign that it's time to put away the mittens and winter boots and prepare for another beautiful Minnesota summer.

Protecting Water Quality in Minnesota

Learn how Southview Design works to protect Minnesota's precious waters from erosion, reduce runoff, and create habitats for native plants and animals.

Mowing Practices

Commercial-grade equipment and best practices keep the turf healthy.

Mulch Madness

​It’s that time of year again. The ice is melting, the birds are chirping and those first rays of warm sunshine are peeking through the clouds. Springtime is here, and homeowners are eager to get their yards in tip top summer shape.