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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 […]

Fire & Light

Practical and Beautiful

Fire & Light

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 […]

Residential Outdoor Living Trends for 2011

The most popular back yard ideas

Residential Outdoor Living Trends for 2011

Every year, surveys are done and articles written about the latest trends in Landscaping or Outdoor Living.¬† The most recent survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects (Custom Home Magazine, March 2011) shows that while homeowners are scaling back a bit on what goes into their outdoor living spaces (blame the economy), they are […]