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Windsor Companies
Windsor Companies
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Orono Estate

Traditional Landscape, Minneapolis

An elegantly landscaped estate was designed to frame views, offer tranquility, and provide numerous spaces with a variety of experiences. Long, meandering bluestone paths interconnect formal garden spaces with natural woodlands. World-famous bronze sculpture provides personality to an otherwise pastoral place. Groundcovers of Pachysandra, Hosta, and Heuchera are planted en masse to firmly shape garden spaces. A stone wall retains the generous main bluestone terrace. Though it resides a half-mile from the water, the home is positioned perfectly to provide a captivating view of Lake Minnetonka. Over many years the evolution of this home and landscape has earned Windsor Companies numerous design awards from the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association and the American Society of Landscape Architects. Photos by Paul Crosby

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giovinazzilgiovinazzil wrote:October 19, 2013
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Becky Harris added this to Garden Tour: Formal French Design on Lake MinnetonkaMay 18, 2012

"This terrace is the clients' favorite part of their yard, and they use it all the time," says Arnosti. They use it...

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Carla Van Heerden added this to Drought Tolerant GardensApril 25, 2024

Pavers and shaded seating