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From the initial meeting to the final walk through, our process is design to deliver a positive experience every time.
Here are nine, gorgeous spring perennials that you can plant every weekend until Halloween.
Plan ahead and take care of these chores to give your backyard a head start next spring.
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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After moving into a newly constructed lake house, this repeat customer called Southview Design to transform a hill of dirt into a beautiful backyard.
Minnesota Historical Society guided the restoration of this Summit Avenue home's original reflecting pool, brickwork, and gardens.
Side yard landscape design for classic Edina home with New York Bluestone patio, Chilton stone walls, and custom-designed white arbor.
When regulations prohibited a patio, Southview worked with city planners to find a beautiful solution that maximized space and complied with the law.
A simple backyard for modern sensibilities. This small landscaping project created a space for spending time with friends and family in Cottage Grove.
Designers overcame several unique challenges to squeeze a deck, pool, and patio with fireplace onto this compact lot in Excelsior, MN.