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.

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Dog-Friendly Backyard

A dog-loving couple envisioned an outdoor space that would satisfy humans and canines alike. Featuring a patio and pergola, fireplace, and a low-maintenance garden.

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Creating from a Blank Slate

The focus of this project was to make the back yard wheelchair accessible and add curb appeal. The project was completed over two years. The front yard was completed first, then the backyard.

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A Landscaper's Dream

This backyard belongs to Southview Design partner Ryan Slipka and his family. Starting with the blank slate of new construction, both the front and back yards have been tailored to the family's needs.

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

A private retreat built for two doctors and their family. This backyard is the perfect setting for R&R with an outdoor living room, deck, and pool.

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Sleek Patio Design and Installation

Modern lines, fine pavers, detailed patio and a simple color palette with vibrant garden accents.

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Modern Backyard Patio

A simple backyard for modern sensibilities. This small landscaping project created a space for spending time with friends and family in Cottage Grove.

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Lakeside Jewel

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

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Thinking Outside the "Deck"

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

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Janet & Paul's Award Winner

Recognized for excellence in design and construction. A steep hill became a casual Northwoods living space.

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Next Door Inspiration

When their neighbor’s yard transformed from a hill of dirt into a terraced backyard, this homeowner decided it was time to make some changes of their own.

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Tranquil Outdoor Refuge

These Edina homeowners wanted a place to greet neighbors in the front yard, places to entertain in the back, and a spa they could use year-round.

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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.

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Minnesota River Overlook

Perched on a bluff above the Minnesota River, this Eden Prairie landscape design has unbeatable views, two fireplaces, and patios for dining and sunbathing.

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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.

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Family Friendly Outdoor Living

A backyard for the young and young-at-heart. This design incorporates a pool, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, pergola, natural stone, and multiple patios.

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Walk-out to Where?

This home is a walk-out, but you have to wonder "a walk-out to where?" A steep hill and tiny footprint complicated this backyard landscaping project.

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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.

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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.

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Patio Party

A cohesive entertainment space with a sense of flow. The perfect place to host a party on the shores of Lake Minnetonka.

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Another Satisfied Customer Returns

After moving into a newly constructed lake house, this repeat customer called Southview Design to transform a hill of dirt into a beautiful backyard.

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Multi-Level Backyard Fun

Designers and crews had to carve out a portion of a hill to create a level space for a swimming pool and hot tub in this backyard.

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Vermillion Vista

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

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Sunset Serene

When regulations prohibited a patio, Southview worked with city planners to find a beautiful solution that maximized space and complied with the law.

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Classic Backyard & Swimming Pool

With amenities like a dining patio, fire table, and swimming pool this landscape is ready for summer pool parties and fall evenings around the fire – or enjoying the hot tub.

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Laid-Back Backyard

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

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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

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Lakeside Award-Winner

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

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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.

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