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This backyard landscape design in Edina is small and had open sightlines to neighboring properties. Before construction, the backyard was nothing but a deteriorating screen porch and an old concrete patio covered in Astro Turf. The clients envisioned their back yard becoming the center of outdoor activity as part of the larger remodel of the house.
2022 MNLA Landscape Award Winner
Before: A cramped porch and featureless backyard.
After: A functional use of space with aesthetic charm.
A custom fiberglass pergola and solid cedar fencing were used to create a sense of enclosure. The custom pergola defines the overhead plane, establishing a “ceiling” that extends beyond the house and creates a sense of spaciousness.
The outdoor living and entertaining space can now accommodate individual and small groups in relative privacy, while the style and design of the landscape reduces the feeling of a small space through harmonious interaction with the house.
Minnesota Historical Society guided the restoration of this Summit Avenue home's original reflecting pool, brickwork, and gardens.
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Side yard landscape design for classic Edina home with New York Bluestone patio, Chilton stone walls, and custom-designed white arbor.
This family of six upgraded their backyard with a modern Bluestone patio and a perfectly regraded lawn for playing sports and games.
This small backyard in Edina, MN has made space for a lawn, two patios, and a half basketball court. Plenty of options for this family of four.