Big Impact - Small Space

Designers overcame several unique challenges to squeeze a deck, pool, and patio with fireplace onto this compact lot in Excelsior, MN.

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Modern in Minneapolis

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

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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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Space for a Wedding

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

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Edina Classic

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

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Neighborhood Games

A regulation horseshoe pitch attracts neighbors like a magnet to this Minneapolis MN side yard. The landscaping includes two patios and a large seat wall for spectators.

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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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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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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.

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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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Front Porch Perfection

Front yard landscape design increased the curb appeal of this Minneapolis home and saved a decades-old oak tree in the process.

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Backyard For A Fun-Loving Family

Created with both privacy and fun in mind, this Eden Prairie backyard features an in-ground trampoline, putting green, semi-enclosed outdoor living room, paver patio, and cedar deck.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Sleek Patio Design and Installation

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

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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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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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