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Design Ideas | Four Trends in Backyard Design


Design Ideas | Four Trends in Backyard Design

Trends are the grand forces that motivate people and are not specific to any one industry. They reflect needs and desires that we want answered in all parts of our lives. When it comes to designing a landscape that will be beautiful and functional for decades to come, it’s important to know the difference between […]

A Home for Marco Solt & Family

Wounded Veteran Project

A Home for Marco Solt & Family

The BATC Foundation, Homes For Our Troops, and Build Partner Accent Homes worked to provide a home for Marco Solt, an army veteran who lost both legs in an encounter with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan.  During his recovery, Marco was approached by Homes for Our Troops whose mission […]

Time Just Flew By…in the KARE 11 Backyard

How Does It Look Today?

Time Just Flew the KARE 11 Backyard

Hard to believe it’s been a year since the landscape renovation of the KARE 11 Backyard was completed and the reveal was broadcast on the evening news.  In recognition of the 1-year anniversary of the Backyard, KARE 11 put together a video – a fast-forward look through the seasons in the backyard: The First Year in […]

Play “I spy” a Southview Design truck!


Tell us when you spot a Southview truck, and you’ll be entered in a drawing to win a $75.00 gift card to the Mall of America. The rules of the game are simple: 1. Spot a Southview Design truck 2. Post your siting on one of our social media sites REMINDER — DRIVE […]

KARE11 Backyard Groundbreaking

On a gray day in May we had one last look at the KARE11 Backyard.  Definitely worse for the wear, the Backyard demolition finally starts on Tuesday, May 13th.  The Backyard had a great send-off on Monday with a KARE11 employee BBQ at noon and then a groundbreaking ceremony during the 5pm news (outside with Belinda, of […]

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 […]

Backyard Design – Award-winning and Stunning

Home Sweet Resort

Backyard Design - Award-winning and Stunning

This Minnesota lakeside project won an award from NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry).  Southview’s designer, Tim Johnson, won the 2012  Contractor of the Year for Residential Exterior.  The clients’ overall goal was entertaining family and friends.  The original wish list included a pool, fire pit, and an outdoor kitchen (which was a surprise […]

Southview Supports InnerCity Tennis

...and their signature program, Kidspeed

Southview Supports InnerCity Tennis

Southview Design is proud to be involved with the 6th Annual InnerCity Tennis/Kidspeed Benefit on October 9th at the Eden Prairie Life Time Athletic Club…..and you don’t have to be a tennis lover to support the programs at InnerCity Tennis at the Reed-Sweatt Family Tennis Center.  If you are unfamiliar with the program, just click […]

Designing Green

Landscape earns design award for Sustainable Environment

Designing Green

Southview designer, Bob Renaud, was honored this spring by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association with a design award in the “Sustainable Environment” category.

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