173 South Saint Paul, MN Landscape Architects and Designers

Professional landscaping anchors a house to the site, connects it with the environment and creates a welcoming entrance to a home. Garden designers and landscape architects design with living plants and building materials, and they always keep in mind future growth, maintenance and overall visual appeal. Landscape architecture is very regional, so look for a Minnesota landscape designer that’s familiar with the South Saint Paul, MN climate and plant types that do well there. Start here to learn more about the landscaping services that will help you create your dream garden. More 
Southview Design (651) 455-8238
Inver Grove Heights, MN, 55077
6 miles from South Saint Paul
Southview Design is a landscaping contractor with a hard-earned reputation for excellence in landscape design, construction, and service in Minneapolis, St. Paul, the Twin Cities... Read More
urban oasis (612) 799-3934
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
10 miles from South Saint Paul
Urban Oasis designs inspired, enduring gardens. Read More
Windsor Companies (651) 482-0205
St Paul / Minneapolis, MN, 55109
9 miles from South Saint Paul
Making connections between indoors and outdoors leads to great design opportunities for enhancing your quality of life. Our services include landscape architecture design,... Read More
Mendota Heights, MN, 55118
4 miles from South Saint Paul
Creating attractive landscapes that evoke the joy and beauty of nature. Read More
Independence, MN, 55359
34 miles from South Saint Paul
Peterson Masonry Design is a Full Service Masonry and Landscape Company serving the greater Twin Cities area. From design through masterfully crafted works of art we set the... Read More
Trio Landscaping (612) 296-5646
Minneapolis, MN, 55407
12 miles from South Saint Paul
Consultation . Design . Project Management Outdoor Living, concept to completion With Trio Landscaping we don't expect you to know what to ask for in your landscape, just that... Read More
EnergyScapes (612) 821-9797
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
8 miles from South Saint Paul
Since 1989 EnergyScapes has designed, installed, and maintained landscapes using sustainable practices that benefit people, wildlife, and the environment. We specialize in using... Read More
Minnetonka, MN, 55345
23 miles from South Saint Paul
Providing sustainable residential landscape designs utilizing regional native plants. Landscape consulting and stewardship guidance including invasive species removal... Read More
Terra Forma Design (952) 224-5000
Bloomington, MN, 55431
14 miles from South Saint Paul
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Cologne, MN, 55322
39 miles from South Saint Paul
Creating naturally inspired environments. Read More
Edina, MN, 55439
17 miles from South Saint Paul
C. Johnson Landscape Design Group is a full service design+build+manage company located in Edina MN. We are focused solely on delivering the best customer experience from the... Read More
Minneapolis, MN, 55418
14 miles from South Saint Paul
Based in Minneapolis, MN, biota is an award-winning landscape design and build firm that works on residential and commercial projects. Our mission is to create innovative designs... Read More
reGEN Land Design (612) 520-1176
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
10 miles from South Saint Paul
reGEN designs resilient landscapes that utilize plants, structures, and landform to create living spaces that blend beauty and function into the places where we live and work. ... Read More
Edina, MN, 55439
17 miles from South Saint Paul
Since 1971, JLM has helped people like you transform ordinary properties into priceless ambiance, and a lifetime of value. Imagine a natural stone patio nestled around a cozy... Read More
Isanti, MN, 55040
41 miles from South Saint Paul
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What is a landscape architect?


The work of this outdoor professional includes most everything surrounding a home's exterior. A landscaping architect can even work with the home architect to choose the right spot for your South Saint Paul, MN house. From there, he or she will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs, including the South Saint Paul, MN climate and activities that will take place, as well as layouts and planting plans. Landscape architects will also design any structures or outbuildings that will be added to the space. Any grading changes that will be added to the yard are also the responsibility of the architect. This includes any drainage modifications. An engineer can also be responsible for these tasks, but a licensed professional is fully capable. Like building architects, they will produce preliminary concept drawings, as well as detailed construction documents and planting plans. Three-dimensional renderings and illustrative plans are all supplementary.

What is a landscape designer?


A landscaping designer generally will have ecological, aesthetic and technical training, which helps them maximize the potential of your outdoor space. Keeping in mind both style and functionality, garden designers analyze your architecture and yard to produce a plan that may or may not include location and materials for walkways, patios, water features, fences, garden aspects and more. In addition, a South Saint Paul, MN garden designer will carefully assess your geographic region to choose plants, trees and flowers that will flourish naturally, as well as address concerns such as drainage, screening and soil conditions. Certain landscape designers only help with the planning portion, while some may deliver the plans and then oversee a hired landscaping contractor. Others — typically following a design-build approach — take care of both the design and all aspects of the landscape architecture and construction.

Before you hire a Minnesota professional landscaper, consider the scope and emphasis of your outdoor project. Landscape architects, who typically hold advanced degrees in their field, are trained to develop comprehensive structural plans that include plants, hardscaping, water use, drainage and more. Landscape designers typically specialize in the aesthetic and horticultural, rather than structural, side of yard and garden planning. They might or might not have advanced training. Even within their fields, a garden designer may specialize in hardscape- or vegetation-focused designs. In some cases you might need to hire additional help to get the outdoor space you want.

Questions to ask prospective landscapers:


  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been in the business?
  • What is your certification?
  • Do you have liability insurance?
  • How much do you charge, and what does that include?
  • What regions and climates are you skilled in?
  • Can you accommodate my special requests (such as ADA or LEED)?
  • What types of renderings will you produce?
  • What is your experience with similar projects?
  • When can you complete this project?
  • What do your services include?
  • Who will be working on the project design?
  • What happens when costs exceed budget, whether due to materials or labor pricing changes? What about changes made by the client or by the professionals — what kinds of situations would cause those costs to be incurred?
  • Can you provide me with a written estimate?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns that you know of or that might come up in the future with this project?

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