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KARE11 Backyard Project – Southview Starts

Team: BATC, KARE11, and Southview Design

KARE11 Backyard Project - Southview Starts

Saturday, May 31st – After a week of deconstruction and debris removal by Better Futures and All Metro Excavating, the electricians and plumbers had their turn putting in lines for the new Backyard.  The concrete landing, walkway, and steps just outside the studio door the meteorologists and guests use will be heated during the winter.  […]

Edible Gardens Making a Comeback

Put vegetables and herbs in your existing landscape

Edible Gardens Making a Comeback

When you shop for flowers, consider buying a few edibles. It’s not necessary to designate a spot in your yard for a vegetable garden.  You can easily incorporate edibles into your yard, gardens, or containers. Why put edibles in your landscape?  Three good reasons top the list: Vegetables straight out of the garden just taste […]

Garden Whimsy – Fun for All Ages

Fairies, and Gnomes, and Elves - Oh My!

Garden Whimsy – Fun for All Ages

There is something enchanting about the miniature-sized fairy gardens. Haven’t seen one? Look closely in your neighbor’s garden. Mystical, magical, and unexpected, these tiny gardens stir up our imaginations. Don’t believe in fairies? Tinkerbelle would be disappointed. But these gardens can also harbor elves, gnomes, and leprechauns. The idea of a fairy garden goes back […]

KARE11’s Back Yard

Southview Design to help with the renovation

KARE11's Back Yard

The KARE 11 Backyard has been part of the community for nearly 30 years, and it’s time for a new look. This spring, with help from the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, the Backyard is going to be remodeled. KARE 11 and BATC (Builders Association of the Twin Cities) have asked Southview Design to […]

Southview Design – Best of…SW Metro Magazine

Southview Design - Best of...SW Metro Magazine

We are proud to announce another win for Southview Design!  This time we won the “Best of…SW Metro Magazine” as Best Landscaper.  Everyone at Southview Design is honored our clients in the southwest metro voted for us!  Thank you!  We appreciate each and every one of you. What is the Best of Southwest Metro? A […]

Honorable Mention in Residential Exterior Category (NARI)

National Association of the Remodeling Industry

Honorable Mention in Residential Exterior Category (NARI)

Each year, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-Mn Chapter (NARI) has their Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards in November.  This year, Tim Johnson took home an Honorable Mention in the Residential Exterior Category for his project in North Oaks. With no cabin or other vacation property, this North Oaks family of four decided […]

The 2013 Season is About to Close

Hard to believe installation for Landscape Season 2013 is about to come to an end.  Just a few days left to finish a few projects and put others to bed for winter.  Even though project installation has just a few more days, everyone at Southview Design continues to work through the winter months on designs. […]

How About a Patio Under the Deck?

Not just for storage anymore.

How About a Patio Under the Deck?

One spot in the landscape often overlooked is the area under the deck. In past years, that area has been used for well-hidden storage or a shade garden. But if the deck is high enough off the ground, consider taking advantage of this forgotten space by creating a private outdoor living or dining room. Ceilings […]

Wood-fired Ovens Getting Some Attention

Party at our Houzz!

Wood-fired Ovens Getting Some Attention

Southview Design was recently featured in a Houzz article this past week (written by a Houzz contributor – an interior designer from Canada) focusing on wood-fired ovens.     This Minneapolis project, completed in 2011, was centered around a simple wood-fired oven on a backyard paver and stone patio.  Our homeowners love making pizza but […]

3rd Annual Fall Festival

Join us at Hedberg - Stillwater

3rd Annual Fall Festival

The unveiling of the new Hedberg-Stillwater Outdoor Living Area – designed and installed by Southview Design – will be on Saturday, September 14th from 10am to 2pm.  It’s a rain or shine event with free food, hayrides and face-painting plus 50% OFF all perennials, native plants (one gallon size) and shrubs.  Come join us at […]

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