Southview Design is a landscaping contractor with a hard-earned reputation for excellence in landscape design, construction, and service. Since 1978, we've completed over 8,000 landscaping projects in Minneapolis, St. Paul, the Twin Cities area, and western Wisconsin.

Three reasons to start now.

Enjoy the process.

The journey from a concept to a final plan and budget takes time. If you start now, you can enjoy the process without feeling rushed.

Avoid permit delays.

Many projects require permits to build. Don't waste your precious summer waiting for a permit. It's so frustrating!

Beat the spring rush.

With your plan complete and your permit in hand, you'll be ready to build ahead of the spring rush.

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Winter is perfect for planning!

Minneapolis MN Landscape Design & Architecture Portfolio

Our Home Landscaping Work


Backyard swimming pool projects. Designs perfect for hot summer days, pool parties, and enjoying the summer with friends and family.

Curb Appeal

First impressions and focal points for welcoming guests and framing your home.

Lakeshore Collection

Lakeshore landscapes that make the most of their best feature: the water! Experienced designers navigate permitting and zoning regulations with ease to create these beautiful yards on the water. Southview Design is a Minneapolis – St. Paul landscaping contractor known for shoreline landscaping excellence.


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Landscaping that feels good, right from the start

Our unique design-build process ensures that all our clients enjoy the same great landscaping experience. Our landscape designers and project managers communicate diligently from start to finish. Attention to detail makes the process pleasurable, not painful. When our professional landscaping crew arrives to install your design, you'll be amazed how fast, neat, polite, and efficient we are.

Reviews & Testimonials

Your Landscape Design and Construction Partner

Our designers and project managers bring years of landscape design and construction expertise to the dining room table – helping you create a uniquely personal space that fits your values, budget, personality, and lifestyle.

Some of our projects are award-winning landscapes that have been featured in magazine articles. But most of our work is more modest, and that's fine with us. We've made a lot of people really happy by solving drainage problems, building beautiful patios and driveways, and designing comfortable, relaxing outdoor rooms.

Our Design-Build Process


Our Residential Work

Landscape Design and Architecture projects by Southview Design a landscaping design and construction company in Minneapolis St. Paul MN

Residential Landscaping Services

Full-service residential landscaping contractor: services include design and construction of patios, hardscapes, swimming pools, retaining walls, outdoor living spaces.

Our Design-Build Process

From the initial meeting to the final walk through, our process is design to deliver a positive experience every time.

Experts in Northern Landscaping

Southview professional landscape designers use their deep knowledge and expertise to plan robust northern landscapes that (with proper care) will thrive and grow, even in the most challenging Minnesota weather. The trees we plant will shade and protect; the walls, steps, driveways, and patios we build won't buckle or shift; and next year, the blooms will be brighter and more abundant.

Northwoods Collection

Improving Life Outdoors

Core Values

Building on our tradition of excellence, we strive to be the most respected landscape firm in the Upper Midwest.