Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Front Yard
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Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Front Yard

2012 MNLA Design Award Winner

Janet says, “Why would we want a cabin?” and Paul added, “This has been our getaway.” The couple spends mornings in the front yard with coffee and a newspaper and will often enjoy a beer by the fire in the evening.

Natural Stone and Paver Patios Give Plenty of Space for Entertaining

This Apple Valley project won a 2012 Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association award. When the designer first saw the home, he knew he had his work cut out for him. The outside space was a disaster with a back deck and the small slab patio underneath.

There were a few other issues: Trees and shrubs engulfed the front of the home, making it dark and uninviting. The back yard was sliding downhill and away from the home. Steep grade along the sides of the home made any kind of landscaping impossible. No access from front to the back patio other than through the house.

A Boulder Wall at the Base of the Hill Was Just a Start in Creating a Level Space

Chilton Flagstone and Steps Create Walkways to Different Levels

Transitioning from the Woods/Natural Stone to Modular Block/Pavers Near the House

Evening Fires are a Regular Occurrence

Tiki Torches, Brightly-Colored Flowers and Lights Make this a Festive Spot

Upper Level Paver Patio Provides Even More Space to Entertain!

Front Yard

Pergola and Paver Patio Provide a Space for Morning Coffee with Neighbors and Friends

Landscape Lighting

Lighting Creates a More Inviting Atmosphere

Steps to Backyard

When the Party is in the Back, Get There in No Time Using Sideyard Steps

Steps at Night

Lighting Creates Some Perspective and Provides a Safe, Secure Path to the Back Yard

Landscape Design/Build is all about solving problems in your yard to maximize the space. Southview Design is #1 when it comes to putting your dreams in the landscape. Give us a call. There is no charge for an initial consultation to discuss what you would like to see in your back yard.

Photographer: John Wiese Location: Apple Valley

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