Janet & Paul's Award Winner

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

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.

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.

Minnesota Family Lakehouse Landscape

Lake home landscape designed around a swimming pool for the extended family to enjoy.

Hillside Forest Retreat

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

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.

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.

Northwoods Boulder Wall in St. Paul

Modern cabin-in-the-city home gets a boulder retaining wall to match.

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.

Space for a Wedding

In just 10 days, Southview Design transformed this Eden Prairie landscape into an idyllic setting for a wedding.

Sleek Patio Design and Installation

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

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.

Upstairs, Downstairs Patio Upgrade

We've worked with these clients for several years. For this project, they called us in to design and install a new patio off the kitchen and screen porch, as well as install outdoor lighting, and redoing the steps and retaining wall.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Corner House

After a major remodel took a major toll on the yard, this lakeside bungalow needed a landscape upgrade to match. New lawn. New patio. New retaining wall. Fresh garden. Now, after some serious TLC, this home overlooking Excelsior Bay is the jewel of the block.

Lakeside Jewel

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

Minnesota Meets Miami

Transplants from Miami make over their backyard with a swimming pool and more to remind them of their roots.

Taming of the Hill

Front yard landscape design in Eden Prairie sculpts hill using modular retaining wall materials to create classic look and curb appeal.

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.