Featured Landscape Designs

Afton Oasis

Luxury swimming pool design and pool house with bluestone pool deck, party barn, fire patio, and sophisticated softscape.

Home Sweet Home

Idyllic stay-at-home backyard with a pool house, outdoor sound system, putting green, outdoor kitchen, hot tub, lighting, lower-level fire pit, and fire table.

Resort Living in Roseville

Personalized backyard resort with a pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, and living room. Everything you need for the perfect summer.

Bluestone on the Bluff

A 2022 North Central Region CotY (Contractor of the Year) award winner. Located high on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River Valley, this million-dollar view was the perfect backdrop for the entertainment hub the clients always dreamed of.

Intimate patio and pergola

Classic Edina patio and pergola, custom-crafted for intimate conversation.

French Quarter Courtyard

Intimate backyard captures the spirit and charm of a New Orleans courtyard with classic brick patio, fireplace, and fleur-de-lis accents

Modern in Minneapolis

These Minneapolis homeowners envisioned a calming, contemporary space inspired by the ease and simplicity of their new home.

Hilltop Home

This Apple Valley family called Southview Design with a specific request. "Help transform our overgrown front yard into something beautiful and low maintenance”. With a whopping 14-foot drop from the door to the street, the front yard caused all sorts of problems for the homeowners and their guests.

A Landscaper's Dream

Starting with the blank slate of new construction, both the front and back yards have been tailored to the needs of this growing family.

Multi-level Outdoor Living

A functional landscape design with patios at three levels. An outdoor kitchen, an outdoor living space with a fire pit, and a plunge pool and hot tub.

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.

Making a Splash

These homeowners expressed interest in a backyard swimming pool but were doubtful one would fit in their small Minneapolis backyard. With a little creativity, Southview was able to bring the client's vision to life.


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North Oaks Backyard Haven

Backyard resort in North Oaks featuring a swimming pool, covered kitchen, gas fireplace, and more.

Afton Oasis

Luxury swimming pool design and pool house with bluestone pool deck, party barn, fire patio, and sophisticated softscape.

Bluestone on the Bluff

A 2022 North Central Region CotY (Contractor of the Year) award winner. Located high on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River Valley, this million-dollar view was the perfect backdrop for the entertainment hub the clients always dreamed of.

Home Sweet Home

Idyllic stay-at-home backyard with a pool house, outdoor sound system, putting green, outdoor kitchen, hot tub, lighting, lower-level fire pit, and fire table.

Intimate patio and pergola

Classic Edina patio and pergola, custom-crafted for intimate conversation.

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.

Swimming Pool Overlooking Wetlands

Retaining walls transform a featureless slope into a multi-level backyard resort with a swimming pool, patio, wood-burning fireplace, and hot tub.

Backyard Outdoor Living and Dining Room

Maple Plain, MN patio divided into an outdoor living room and dining room by an elegant Bluestone pathway.

Gem Lake Jewel

Working through uncooperative weather and into December, our designer and installation crews went the extra mile (or ten) to create this suburban luxury landscape.

Outdoor Living at Every Level

Empty nesters in the process of moving back to Minnesota from California, these homeowners envisioned a tranquil and relaxing backyard with a walk-out patio with wood burning fireplace. Upstairs, they wished for a private dining patio close to their kitchen.

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.

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.

Green Luxury

An award-winning sustainable landscape design featuring tall shady trees and permeable paver surfaces.

Mid-Century Makeover

Unique landscape design with paver driveway and architectural details gives mid-century suburban home outstanding curb appeal plus patios, fire pit, hot tub and outdoor shower.

Pool With A View

A national award-winner. Peaceful outdoor living with wetland views, bluestone pool deck, colorful gardens, and hot tub.

Laid-Back Backyard

Award-winning landscape design in North Oaks. Relaxed outdoor living spaces with fire table, hot tub, and Bluestone hardscaping.

Vermillion Vista

Captivating swimming pool landscape in Hastings MN designed with every amenity for maximum comfort and fun.

Lakeside Jewel

Expansive views and dramatic landscape design include an Infinity swimming pool, fire features, an outdoor kitchen, and a hot tub.

Northwoods Magic

Natural Stone Fire pit, seat wall, and patio give this suburban backyard a northwoods, cabin-y feel with natural materials like stone and water.

Historic Reflections

Minnesota Historical Society guided the restoration of this Summit Avenue home's original reflecting pool, brickwork, and gardens.

Lakeside Award-Winner

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

Swimming Pool Overhaul

This Wayzata landscape renovation is the winner of awards from NARI, MNLA, NALP and PLANET and includes a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, cabana, renovated basketball court, and more.

Thinking Outside the "Deck"

When Mr. Homeowner says "no deck, please," designers get creative with tiered retaining walls and paver patios.

Northwoods Inspired Backyard Design

When the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11 partnered to renovate the KARE 11 Backyard, Southview Design answered the call.

French Quarter Courtyard

Intimate backyard captures the spirit and charm of a New Orleans courtyard with classic brick patio, fireplace, and fleur-de-lis accents

Private Lakeside Paradise

Five years in the making, this secluded backyard will take your breath away. Overcoming significant construction challenges to combine lake access and a private pool.

Hillside Forest Retreat

Award-winning lake home landscape combines natural materials with Midcentury modern design, making the most of the surrounding trees.

Edina Classic

Side yard landscape design for classic Edina home with New York Bluestone patio, Chilton stone walls, and custom-designed white arbor.

Backyard National Forest

Steep slope transformed into a backyard inspired by nature. More than a patio! This design includes a backyard waterfall, stream, fire circle, and fly-fishing pond.

Award-Winning Small Yard

Minneapolis backyard landscaping includes a dining area, water feature, sunning patio, night lighting, and edible garden without feeling cramped.

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