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For shade and shelter. An arbor, pergola, pool house, or trellis will add functionality and interest to your landscape design.
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Like the construction industry, landscaping has long been a man’s world. That reality may be starting to change.
This is not our first summer heat wave and I am sure it won't be the last. Our plants and trees suffer right along with us in the heat. Here are a few things to look for and a couple of tips to help your landscape through this heat.
Made from natural stone, stacked stone walls have an Old World charm. They make a statement in the landscape. Each wall is unique and one-of-a-kind. They are typically constructed without mortar between the stones, but are strong and stable. Stacked stone walls have been know to last decades, even centuries.
The answers to those two questions will determine the height of the wall, whether or not a footing will be necessary, whether any mortar should be used, and the width of the wall.
By their very nature, natural stone faces are uneven. However, some natural stone is smoother than others. For example, Fond du Lac is smoother than a Highland stone. There is an art to fitting the stones together for that reason. Stone can be cut to provide flat faces. Cutting makes it easier and less time-consuming to install.
Stacked stone retaining wall with a circular coffee patio.
Northwoods-style stacked stone fire pit with seat wall.
Stacked stone garden wall with steps in a hillside forest retreat.
Stacked Eden stone retaining wall with built-in lighting.
Stacked stone retaining wall defines the edge of this circular patio.
Stacked stone seat walls and pillars in a classic Edina side yard.
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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.
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.
Five years in the making, this secluded backyard will take your breath away. Overcoming significant construction challenges to combine lake access and a private pool.
Modern lines, fine pavers, detailed patio and a simple color palette with vibrant garden accents.
Front yard landscape design in Eden Prairie sculpts hill using modular retaining wall materials to create classic look and curb appeal.
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.