From the National Association of Landscape Professionals
We are proud to share some great news. Southview Design has won 4 Grand Awards from the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP – formerly PLANET). The award-winning designers include Matt Burton and Tim Johnson. First project: Matt Burton, designer – Pool and landscape on a point: This project was three years in planning and […]
Curb Appeal Can Be Fixed!
According to the National Association of Home Builders, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and CNBC, the number of mortgage applications has been up and down in recent weeks. However, the number is still more than 40% higher than this time last year – meaning more people are looking for a home. Whether it’s […]
Don't Waste the Space!
When dreaming of outdoor living spaces you would like to see in your back yard, why not take advantage of the most overlooked space? Under the deck. The majority of homeowners think it’s good for nothing more than storing yard/garden tools, children’s toys, or overwintering patio furniture. If there is enough headroom, why not create […]
How Does It Look Today?
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 […]
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
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 […]
Join us at Hedberg - Stillwater
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 […]
Practical and Beautiful
In a recent ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) survey, fire pits/fireplaces and night lighting topped the landscape wish lists of what homeowners want. But there are two camps when it comes to why homeowners want those elements. There are those who look at the practicality of adding a fireplace (fire pit) or outdoor lighting […]