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.

  • Plant Material Provides Color and Texture throughout the Long, Cold (But Beautiful) Winter Months!
  • Art Added in Your Landscaping is a Piece of You and Your Personality!
  • Art is an Investment but it Usually Symbolizes and Sparks a Memory or Feeling, so Why NOT invest?

I took a road trip out to the Minnesota Countryside this winter and capture the beauty and texture of this Winterscape!

Peace Metal Sculpture in the snow
Metal Peace Sign Sculpture Sitting on Pieces of Stone from the Saint Paul Courthouse.

Hydrangea Textures in the Winter
Limelight Hydrangea Dried to a Bright Golden Color Adding Warmth Against the White Snow.

Metal Garden Gates in Snow
Metal Garden Gates Created with an Organic Landscape Scene Under the Sun and Moon.

Meditation Garden Overlooking the Winter Skating Pond
Japanese Granite Lantern and Snow Covered Evergreen Bushes in the Meditation Garden Overlooking the Skating Pond During the Winter Months.

Birds in Flight
Metal Birds in Flight During Snowfall with Untrimmed Bushes for Added Texture and Color.


sunburst sculpture chilly snow daySunburst Mixed Metal Sculpture with Boulders Shining over the Wetlands and Skating Pond.

Winterscape Sunset with Haddonstone Planter and Metal SculptureThe Sun Setting Backdrop Against the Mixture of Untrimmed Grasses, Hydrangea, and a Variety of Assorted Perennials.  The Dancing Metal Sculpture Mimics the Trees During Winter with No Leaves.


Snow is Beautiful on Custom Metal and Split Rail Gate SystemA Metal and Cedar Gate and Arbor Structure Welcome You to the Minnesota Winter Wonderland.

Earth Wind and Fire with the Great Mississippi River in BlueThis Sculpture Adds a Pop of the Color Blue which Represents the Mississippi River and the other Earth Elements of Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Snowy Sculpture Reaching for the Warmth of the SunAnother Vibrant Pop of Orange Brings Warmth to the Snowy Background and Reminds you to Appreciate the Yin and Yang of Daily Life.

Snowy Wetlands and Archer SculptureThe Archer Sculpture Sits in Uncut Golden Grasses and Cattails.  The Bright Blue and Golden Yellows and Brown are Complemented Against the Bright White of the New Snow.

Enjoy our Wintescapes!

If you are interested in planting for year-round color be sure to discuss that with your landscape designer!  Letting several plants die off for the winter and show their winter colors isn’t always a bad thing.  They continue to add color and texture throughout our long winter months.

Also, think about art as a lifelong investment.  It should represent something meaningful that evokes emotion.  If you are interested in a custom piece for your landscape, ask one of our talented designers or visit our favorite outdoor supplier and showroom, Twisted Elements in Eden Prairie, MN.

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