Images by Andrea Rugg
“Vast” and “parklike” are words Ground 1 Landscape Layout + Construct + Keep owner Pat Weiss uses to describe the backyard of this Minnetonka home. “The householders, who have lived right here for 30 yrs, desired to make better use of the house, specifically now that grandchildren are in the blend,” he claims. The couple also preferred to update the landscaping all around the entire house and craft a much more outlined path from the entrance to back yards.
Floor One’s design and style included replacing the front yard’s concrete sidewalk with limestone and incorporating shade-tolerant plantings, immediately boosting the home’s curb attractiveness. Nearby, stone ways with wayfinding lights and plantings in the side lawn produce a harmless and charming route to the new yard entertaining area. A sizeable stone retaining wall makes a flat area in the sloping backyard—promising sufficient room for a big limestone patio and cedar pergola. Stone columns assist define different spaces for dining and lounging, and tall trees were strategically placed for privateness. Several varieties of landscape lights make a warm and inviting ambiance. They also extra stainless-metal raised yard beds and a 20-plus tree orchard to the backyard—now large, parklike, and breathtaking indeed!