Working in partnership with members of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11, Southview Design renovated the landmark KARE 11 Backyard. This project won a Merit Award from the 2014 PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) National Landscape Awards of Excellence and a 2022 Bronze Award from the National Association of Landscape Professionals.

KARE11 Backyard fireplace and cascading waterfall

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KARE 11 backyard living room and fireplace

The fireplace stone, "Canyon Creek" is from Montana. The fireplace header and surround, accent band, hearth, and patio is from Missouri. It's called "Blue Brown Flagstone".

Waterfall landscape Design

The roots of an outdoor sculpture cling to the top a 2-ton boulder, which forms the "headwaters" of the water feature.

Black eyed susans in the KARE 11 back yard

The capstone on the planters is Bluestone from Pennsylvania.

Permeable pavers filter rainwater.

A big thank you to all of the partners who participated in this project, including the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, KARE 11, Lampert Lumber, Bachmans, The Mill Pond, Brock White, Precision Decks, Northstar Granite Tops, Warners Stellian.

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