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Learn about landscape design techniques, the latest trends, materials and more.

How Important is Outdoor Lighting?

SO IMPORTANT!  Outdoor Lighting not only enhances your beautiful space at night, but it also provides a ton of security and safety from accidents.  I think your insurance agent would

Modern European Cottage in 2022 Homes by Architect Tour

2022 Homes by Architects Tour, Minnesota Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18 Home #1 / Cottage Gables, Deephaven     What a show stopper!  We were lucky enough to work as

Hand Drawings Come Alive

Recently, I was cleaning out David Kopfmann’s photos and plan drawings to free up some space on our hard drive and came across SO many beautifully hand-drawn sketches, both 3-D

Winterscapes ARE beautiful!

Here are a few reasons why not to cut back your plant material in the fall!  Also, by adding art into your landscaping is a visual treat all year long.

Just a Little Reward – Award

We apologize We had an incredibly busy year and we can’t complain about that!  Unfortunately (but fortunately for us) most people were housebound these last 2 years.  When you are

We Installed a Green Roof and Find Out How We Did It!

Have you ever wondered why or how you would incorporate a green roof into your own home design?  Well, I am here to walk you through how and why we

Pool Surge During COVID in MN

Just thinking back… It’s June 2020 in Minnesota and every outdoor public pool and beach is closed for an undetermined amount of time.  Everything comes to a screeching halt.  We

Get to know wood burning and gas fire features!

Cool nights next to a fire with friends and family are the best!  Especially, when you add smores!  Fire features have always been a highly requested item when designing a