PATIOS & ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN

This is YOUR gathering space! Think about what are the most important elements to you – will you be entertaining a lot or is this your personal space away from the world, or maybe both? Not everyone needs a multitude of hardscapes to make your patio and entertaining space feel special. You may be more interested in plantings and having a space to garden.

Yardscapes designers have to take a lot in to consideration when designing an entertaining space. Most importantly we do our research on each of the cities requirements for hard surface calculations, which can be boring, but a necessity when deciding how large of a patio we can build. Once you figure out the city codes, we then can decided if it’s important to have an outdoor kitchen for entertaining, a fire pit, or stand-up fireplace for those spring, summer, and fall nights. Is there space for a pool or spa and is that something a homeowner is ready for? What era is the home from and what type of materials do we want to use? It can be a very creative, fun, and rewarding experience!

Yardscapes’ will design and construct your patio and entertaining spaces using patio surfaces such as pavers, natural stone, design or stamped concrete, and wood decks. To define a space or create shade and privacy we design and build arbors, trellis, and pergolas using stone, wood, and metal. Outdoor kitchens are very popular. They can be big or small with gas or charcoal grill systems and pizza ovens. Some other elements of design that may be included are: outdoor lighting, pools and spas, water features, bocce ball courts and a variety of plantings.

Outdoor Entertaining in the City, Equipped with Kitchen, Concrete Spa, Bluestone Patio, Flagstone Firepit, and Lounging in Hammocks.
City Outdoor Entertaining with Kitchen, Concrete Spa, Bluestone Patio, Flagstone Firepit, and Lounging in Hammocks.
Outdoor Entertaining in the City, Equipped with Kitchen, Concrete Spa, Bluestone Patio, Flagstone Firepit, and Lounging in Hammocks.
This "Raised Terrace" was Completely Redone with a Stone Fireplace, Bluestone Patio, & Flagstone Walls Topped with Granite.
"Raised Terrace" Redone with a Stone Fireplace, Bluestone Patio, & Flagstone Walls Topped with Granite.
This "Raised Terrace" was Completely Redone with a Stone Fireplace, Bluestone Patio, & Flagstone Walls Topped with Granite.
Metal Arbor over Outdoor Kitchen, Fire Pit
Metal Arbor over Outdoor Kitchen, Fire Pit
Metal Arbor over Outdoor Kitchen, Fire Pit
Custom Pergola with Fire Pit, Wood Burning Pizza Oven and Outdoor Kitchen
Custom Pergola with Fire Pit, Wood Burning Pizza Oven and Outdoor Kitchen
Custom Pergola with Fire Pit, Wood Burning Pizza Oven and Outdoor Kitchen
Limestone Mortared Wood Fireplace, Cedar wood Pergola with Limestone Pillars
Limestone Mortared Wood Fireplace, Cedar Wood Pergola with Limestone Pillars
Limestone Mortared Wood Fireplace, Cedar wood Pergola with Limestone Pillars
This Custom Stone Fireplace was Built to Block the Driveway and Create a Visual Interest with out Puting up a Fence
This Custom Stone Fireplace was Built to Block the Driveway with Function and Visual Interest
This Custom Stone Fireplace was Built to Block the Driveway and Create a Visual Interest with out Puting up a Fence
City Size Lot with Lots of Entertaining! Custom Fireplace, Travertine Patio and Plantings.
City Size Lot with Lots of Entertaining! Custom Fireplace, Travertine Patio and Plantings.
City Size Lot with Lots of Entertaining! Custom Fireplace, Travertine Patio and Plantings.
Entertaining Area with New Wood Deck, Raised Limestone Planter and Walls, Bluestone Patio and Stone Gas Fire Pit.
Entertaining Area with New Wood Deck, Raised Limestone Planter and Walls, Bluestone Patio and Stone Gas Fire Pit.
Entertaining Area with New Wood Deck, Raised Limestone Planter and Walls, Bluestone Patio and Stone Gas Fire Pit.
Custom Outdoor Kitchen with the "Open-Concept" Feel Constructed out of Mortared Limestone and Indiana Limestone Countertop. The Patio is Dry-Laid Travertine Stone.
Custom Outdoor Kitchen "Open-Concept" Constructed out of Mortared Limestone and Indiana Limestone Countertop.
Custom Outdoor Kitchen with the "Open-Concept" Feel Constructed out of Mortared Limestone and Indiana Limestone Countertop. The Patio is Dry-Laid Travertine Stone.
This "Intimate" Backyard was Created Using a Bluestone Patio, Balsalt Water-Feature, Flagstone Bases, & Plantings.
This "Intimate" Backyard was Created Using a Bluestone Patio, Basalt Water-Feature, Flagstone Bases, & Plantings.
This "Intimate" Backyard was Created Using a Bluestone Patio, Balsalt Water-Feature, Flagstone Bases, & Plantings.
"Outdoor Entertaining" with Custom Kitchen, Wood Pergola with Heater, Gas Fire Pit and Pizza Oven.
"Outdoor Entertaining" with Custom Kitchen, Wood Pergola with Heater, Gas Fire Pit and Pizza Oven.
"Outdoor Entertaining" with Custom Kitchen, Wood Pergola with Heater, Gas Fire Pit and Pizza Oven.
Lake Home Customized with a Flagstone Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, and Travertine Patio
Lake Home Customized with a Flagstone Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, and Travertine Patio
Lake Home Customized with a Flagstone Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, and Travertine Patio
Custom Vinyl Pool with Paver Patio and Limestone Walls.
Custom Vinyl Pool with Paver Patio and Limestone Walls.
Custom Vinyl Pool with Paver Patio and Limestone Walls.
Relaxing Space on the Lake with Mortarted Wall and Fire Pit and Limestone Patio.
Relaxing Space on the Lake with Mortared Wall and Fire Pit and Limestone Patio.
Relaxing Space on the Lake with Mortarted Wall and Fire Pit and Limestone Patio.
Remodeled Deck with Custom Metal Railings and Staircase Added
Remodeled Deck with Custom Metal Railings and Staircase Added
Remodeled Deck with Custom Metal Railings and Staircase Added
"2013 MWH Luxury Tour Home" View From Lake Minnetonka Looking up at the House. Limestone Path leading to Paver Patio with Custom Stone Fireplace.
"2013 MWH Luxury Tour Home" with Limestone Path leading to Paver Patio with Custom Stone Fireplace.
"2013 MWH Luxury Tour Home" View From Lake Minnetonka Looking up at the House. Limestone Path leading to Paver Patio with Custom Stone Fireplace.
A Cobblestone Paver Patio Overlooking Natural Wetlands
A Cobblestone Paver Patio Overlooking Natural Wetlands
A Cobblestone Paver Patio Overlooking Natural Wetlands
This was Built as an Extension to the Homeowners Screen Porch. Custom Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen and Paver Patio
This was Built as an Extension to the Homeowners Screen Porch. Custom Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen and Paver Patio
This was Built as an Extension to the Homeowners Screen Porch. Custom Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen and Paver Patio
Lake House with a Flagstone Patio and Walkway, with Boulder Retaining Walls, Plantings, and Limestone Steps Down to the Lake.
Lake House with Flagstone Patio and Walkway, Boulder Retaining Walls, Plantings, and Limestone Steps to the Lake.
Lake House with a Flagstone Patio and Walkway, with Boulder Retaining Walls, Plantings, and Limestone Steps Down to the Lake.
"Northern MN Feeling" Home with Old World Pavers, Boulder Retaining, & Natural Plantings.
"Northern MN Feeling" Home with Old World Pavers, Boulder Retaining, & Natural Plantings.
"Northern MN Feeling" Home with Old World Pavers, Boulder Retaining, & Natural Plantings.
"Cooks Dream" Outdoor Kitchen with Flagstone Base, Travertine Countertops, Metal/Wood Arbor, Pizza Oven, & Grills.
"Cooks Dream" Outdoor Kitchen with Flagstone Base, Travertine Countertops, Metal/Wood Arbor, Pizza Oven, & Grills.
"Cooks Dream" Outdoor Kitchen with Flagstone Base, Travertine Countertops, Metal/Wood Arbor, Pizza Oven, & Grills.
Irregular Limestone Patio, Boulder Retaining Walls and a Limestone Fire Pit Create this "Rustic & Casual" Atmosphere.
Irregular Limestone Patio, Boulder Retaining Walls and a Limestone Fire Pit Create this "Rustic & Casual" Atmosphere.
Irregular Limestone Patio, Boulder Retaining Walls and a Limestone Fire Pit Create this "Rustic & Casual" Atmosphere.
Custom Arbor System Built for Hammocks. Bluestone Patio with Custom Concrete Spa Behind.
Custom Arbor System Built for Hammocks. Bluestone Patio with Custom Concrete Spa Behind.
Custom Arbor System Built for Hammocks. Bluestone Patio with Custom Concrete Spa Behind.
Small Courtyard with Custom Split Rail Arbor and Steel Beams. Flagstone Patio with Custom Metal Water Feature.
Small Courtyard with Custom Split Rail Arbor and Steel Beams. Flagstone Patio with Custom Metal Water Feature.
Small Courtyard with Custom Split Rail Arbor and Steel Beams. Flagstone Patio with Custom Metal Water Feature.
"Deck Enhancement" with Mortared Field Stone Seating Wall, Boulder Retaining & Chilton Limestone Path.
"Deck Enhancement" with Mortared Field Stone Seating Wall, Boulder Retaining & Chilton Limestone Path.
"Deck Enhancement" with Mortared Field Stone Seating Wall, Boulder Retaining & Chilton Limestone Path.
"Hill Top" Entertaining Space with Bluestone Patio, Outdoor Kitchen, & Raised Limestone Firepit
"Hill Top" Entertaining Space with Bluestone Patio, Outdoor Kitchen, & Raised Limestone Firepit
"Hill Top" Entertaining Space with Bluestone Patio, Outdoor Kitchen, & Raised Limestone Firepit
Custom Wood Arbor Using "Split Rail Wood" for Screening to Create the "Rustic Charm".
Custom Wood Arbor Using "Split Rail Wood" for Screening to Create the "Rustic Charm".
Custom Wood Arbor Using "Split Rail Wood" for Screening to Create the "Rustic Charm".
Custom Limestone Kitchen, Raised Spa, Gas Fireplace, & Travertine Patio with "Ample Seating" for Entertaining.
Custom Limestone Kitchen, Raised Spa, Gas Fireplace, & Travertine Patio with "Ample Seating" for Entertaining.
Custom Limestone Kitchen, Raised Spa, Gas Fireplace, & Travertine Patio with "Ample Seating" for Entertaining.
Irish Cottage on Lake Minnetonka with a Custom Outdoor Kitchen, Seating Wall, and Flagstone Patio.
Irish Cottage on Lake Minnetonka with a Custom Outdoor Kitchen, Seating Wall, and Flagstone Patio.
Irish Cottage on Lake Minnetonka with a Custom Outdoor Kitchen, Seating Wall, and Flagstone Patio.
Stone Patio, with Boulder-lined Walking Path and Plants
 
Stone Patio, with Boulder-lined Walking Path and Plants
Custom Concrete Pool/Spa, Paver Patio, & Limestone Walls/Firepit Give this Space "Room to Move" within.
Custom Concrete Pool/Spa, Paver Patio, & Limestone Walls/Firepit Give this Space "Room to Move" within.
Custom Concrete Pool/Spa, Paver Patio, & Limestone Walls/Firepit Give this Space "Room to Move" within.
Paver Patio, Custom Cedar Wood Arbor
Paver Patio, Custom Cedar Wood Arbor, and Screen Panels
Paver Patio, Custom Cedar Wood Arbor
"Asian Inspired" Space with Bluestone Patio/Accents, Waterfeature, & Plantings.
"Asian Inspired" Space with Bluestone Patio/Accents, Water Feature, & Plantings.
"Asian Inspired" Space with Bluestone Patio/Accents, Waterfeature, & Plantings.
This "Lake Escape" has an Irregular Bluestone Patio with Masabi Stone Outcroppings & Plantings.
This "Lake Escape" has an Irregular Bluestone Patio with Masabi Stone Outcroppings & Plantings.
This "Lake Escape" has an Irregular Bluestone Patio with Masabi Stone Outcroppings & Plantings.