Throughout the Twin Cities, Southview Design landscaping customers are enthusiastic about referring us to friends, neighbors, and family.
We're serious about backyard swimming pool design and installations.
As one of the fastest-growing landscape design firms in the country, there are always employment opportunities at Southview Design.
From the initial meeting to the final walk through, our process is design to deliver a positive experience every time.
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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A simple backyard for modern sensibilities. This small landscaping project created a space for spending time with friends and family in Cottage Grove.
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.
Transplants from Miami make over their backyard with a swimming pool and more to remind them of their roots.
Dog damaged backyard renovated into a low-maintenance outdoor living space in just three weeks.
A lake home landscape designed around a swimming pool for the extended family to enjoy.
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.