Lake home landscape designed around a swimming pool for the extended family to enjoy.
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Drainage problems are one of the top issues for Minneapolis & St. Paul homeowners. Proper drainage is key in preventing erosion, overly-wet spots in the yard, and damp basements. There are a number of ways to solve the problem. Whether you are looking for stormwater management solutions or simply want to keep the water away from the house, the following options should be included in a landscape design:
Don’t Wait.....Soggy spots in the yard, a wet basement, or erosion all indicate a drainage problem. Contact a landscape designer to assess the problem and present a solution.
What used to be soggy ground at the bottom of a hill is now a living room patio.
Dry creek bed handles drainage around the swimming pool.
Permeable pavers keep your basement dry by allowing heavy rains to be absorbed by the ground, not your foundation.
This garden drains into a retention swale where water can collect and soak into the ground instead of polluting the lake with fertilizer runoff.
Drainage solution between neighbors.
Rain garden handles drainage from the roof.
Dry creek bed with a decorative bridge channels storm runoff.
Permeable paver driveway keeps landscape runoff from draining into the lake.
A dry creek bed keeps water from pooling in this backyard by allowing it to flow down hill.
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A backyard for the young and young-at-heart. This design incorporates a pool, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, pergola, natural stone, and multiple patios.
Expansive views and dramatic landscape design includes an Infinity swimming pool, fire features, an outdoor kitchen, and hot tub.
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.
Mendota Heights backyard is specially designed for big parties with a large social patio and swimming pool. This project also added some curb appeal with a friendly garden.
A national award-winner. Peaceful outdoor living with wetland views, bluestone pool deck, colorful gardens, and hot tub.
Side yard landscape design for classic Edina home with New York Bluestone patio, Chilton stone walls, and custom-designed white arbor.