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Difficult Project Impresses Judges, Wins Third Award

Southview Design Receives MNLA Award for Excellence in Landscaping

Southview Design was recently honored by the the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association with an award for excellence in landscaping.

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A panel of practicing professionals in landscape education, landscape architecture, and horticulture judged each entry based upon quality of design, appropriateness of materials used, and the superiority of the workmanship. Entries are not judged against each other, but rather against standards of excellence in the green industry.

Home Sweet Home was built on a sloped site adjacent to a wetland. The judges were impressed with the complexity and difficulty of the project which features a hot tub set in concrete, poolside putting green, and natural stone details.

"The difficulty of dealing with varying grades was achieved elegantly through walls and plantings," noted the judges. "The multiple elements and details puts this toward the top end of challenging projects." The project has also been honored with awards from NARI-MN and NALP.


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Southview Design is one of the largest and fastest growing landscaping companies in MN. With more than 210 employees during the landscape season, Southview is expert in planning, construction, landscape design and architecture, and landscape care for Minneapolis and Twin Cities-area residences. Founded in 1978, Southview has completed over 8,000 landscaping projects. Listed among the top 25 fastest-growing landscape firms in the U.S., Southview's landscape designs have garnered awards from the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association, the Minnesota Chapter of NARI, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (formerly PLANET), and Professional Remodeler Magazine.

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