Minneapolis, 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. A Minneapolis landscape architect or designer works with living plants as well as building materials to design for future growth and maintenance as well as the present visual appeal. Landscape architecture is very regional, so look for a landscape designer in Minneapolis, MN that’s familiar with the local climate and plant types that do well there. Start here to learn more about the landscaping services in Minneapolis, MN that will help create your dream garden. More
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Available in the Twin Cities area, Stone Arch Landscapes is an award-winning landscape design and hardscape... Read More
Full Service Landscape Design Firm Best of Houzz 2015-2017
Stonepocket is a full-service landscape design firm in Minneapolis/Saint Paul. We collaborate with our clients to...
  • Click to Call(952) 260-8228
  • 17 projects in the Minneapolis area
Southview Design is a landscaping contractor with a hard-earned reputation for excellence in landscape design,... Read More
  • Click to Call(651) 203-3000
  • 10 miles from Minneapolis, 7 projects in Minneapolis
Landscape Designer Focused on Hardy Plants & Functional Outdoor Spaces
Taking care to treat your landscape as her own, Cathy identifies possibilities and solutions that will be...
Bachman's Landscape is a full service design and build firm serving the greater Twin Cities area of Minneapolis,... Read More
Twin Cities Superior Landscape Design & Installation since 1983
Dean Bjorkstrand Inc. is a full-service landscaping and exterior services company. We provide landscape services...
  • Click to Call(612) 260-8732
  • 26 projects in the Minneapolis area
Award-winning landscape design and build firm for residential and commercial projects. Our mission is to create... Read More
Twin Cities Premier Landscape Architects & Designers
For over 25 years, we have listened to customers’ goals and translated them into deftly crafted landscapes. The...
  • Click to Call(952) 260-1510
  • 12 projects in the Minneapolis area
Bachman's Landscape is a full service design and build firm serving the greater Twin Cities area of Minneapolis,... Read More
Complete Landscaping Design & Build Services in the Twin Cities
Whether intended to welcome, entertain, or simply look gorgeous, a custom landscape from Villa Landscapes will...
  • Click to Call(651) 321-5203
  • 26 projects in the Minneapolis area
Urban Oasis creates inspired, enduring landscapes. Read More
Twin Cities' Preferred Landscape Design Professionals
Our talented team of designers, horticulturists, and installers has been transforming residential landscapes for...
The Twin Cities' Client Focused Landscape Designers | 4x Best of Houzz
We are focused solely on delivering the best customer experience from the initial meeting to the completed...
  • Click to Call(612) 261-1129
  • 27 projects in the Minneapolis area
Family owned since 1965 as the design/build division of Patio Town, Villa Landscapes has roots deep in the Twin... Read More
  • Click to Call(651) 321-5203
  • 15 miles from Minneapolis, 4 projects in Minneapolis
Twin Cities Area's Award-Winning Landscape Design + Build Firm
We are an Award-winning Landscape Design/Build Firm that works with you to design, manage and install luxury...
Southwest Metro Landscape Design-Build Firm | Best of Houzz 2017
Waconia Landscaping Co. is a full-service landscape design-build-maintain firm. For over 14 years, we have been...
  • Click to Call(952) 260-1167
  • 10 projects in the Minneapolis area
Professional Landscape Design and Construction. Creative Design- giving shape and form to exterior spaces. ... Read More
Minneapolis' Elite Landscape Design & Construction | Best of Houzz '17
Tabor Group Landscape blends expert designs with an unheralded level of client interaction. We create, install &...
Designing Beautiful Outdoor Areas in the Twin Cities
When you work with our designers, you have the opportunity to craft custom outdoor spaces that reflect your taste...
Bachman's Landscape is a award winning landscape design/build firm in the Twin Cities. We are a division of... Read More
Twin Cities Professional Landscape Architecture & Design Management
Norby & Associates has been providing creative and unique design solutions for clients that demand the highest...
Twin Cities Customer-Oriented Full Service Landscaping Company
It may sound old fashioned, but we still believe the client comes first. As a family-owned company, Great Goats...
Yardscapes' has over 43 years of design / installation experience along with countless years of field experience,... Read More
The Twin Cities' Leading Landscape Professionals
Our staff is highly-trained and experienced in all things growing. With deep roots in the tree farm business, we...
  • Click to Call(952) 260-0257
  • 10 projects in the Minneapolis area
Landscape & Irrigation Specialists located north of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Proud to serve those within the Twin... Read More
  • Click to Call(763) 444-6103
  • 34 miles from Minneapolis, 3 projects in Minneapolis
Twin Cities' Full Service Landscape Design, Build & Maintenance Firm
Landscape Renovations is committed to designing, installing, and managing exceptional landscapes that enrich our...
  • Click to Call(651) 504-2855
  • 14 projects in the Minneapolis area
Established in 2002, Tabor Group Landscape blends expert designs with an unheralded level of client interaction.... Read More
  • Click to Call(952) 260-1527
  • 7 miles from Minneapolis, 4 projects in Minneapolis
Minneapolis' Notable Landscape Architects
We create landscapes that are enduring and endearing–becoming more beautiful with age–in essence growing with you...
Shaw Design Associates is a landscape planning, design, and construction firm. Our clients are Individual... Read More
Twin Cities Landscape Design Build Firm Best of Houzz '12,14,15,&16
We're a talented and experienced team, passionate about design, and committed to quality. It's our great pleasure...
  • Click to Call(612) 361-1131
  • 15 projects in the Minneapolis area
Well-designed and installed landscaping enhances your home, neighborhood, and even your city. It improves your... Read More
  • Click to Call(763) 225-2246
  • 5 miles from Minneapolis, 1 project in Minneapolis
Designing & Building Beautiful Landscapes in the Twin Cities
NRD offers creative solutions for any outdoor space and takes great pride in offering high levels of customer...
Twin Cities Most Award Winning Outdoor Living Firm Best Of Houzz 2018
We tailor each outdoor living space to suit your lifestyle: from gardens, fire pits, and patios to outdoor...
  • Click to Call(952) 260-1435
  • 46 projects in the Minneapolis area
Featured Reviews for Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
Stone Arch Landscapes
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"Brett and Tony at Stone Arch Landscapes exceeded my expectations working on multiple projects for my Lake Minnetonka home, including design, retaining walls, plantings, custom stone pillars and a custom stone arch. Really great service and attention to detail."
- Cedar Point
Southview Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"We have work with Southview Design on a number of projects. They are very professional and truly take passion in there work.... as it shows!"
- Kieran J. Liebl, Royal Oaks Design, Inc. MN
Daryl Melquist @ Bachmans Landscape Design
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"These perennial gardens are designed to provide a colorful year round setting. Starting in the early spring, through summer and fall blooming, and finally with shapes and colors that warm up the winter scene. Almost all visitors comment on the gardens whether they view them from inside our home or from the patio and deck. The gardens attrach many birds and butterflies as well."
- rmiller101
biota - Landscape Design + Build
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"They do a good job and are serious about the work. You should consider hiring them for your landscape project."
- Jason Inskeep
John Stadelman - Bachman's Landscaping
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"John is outstanding across the board. Whether it's the quality of the work, the level of client service, or excellent follow-up, he's 5 stars on everything!"
- todd599
urban oasis
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"We hired Urban Oasis to design a welcoming garden in the front of our house. We could not be happier. In a small amount of space, Stephen Kung created a vibrant and dynamic garden that is a far cry from the typical static and boring foundation planting. The plants he chose are unusual but not difficult and offer a visually delicious variety of color, texture, and height. He incorporated a few random boulders that were already there and supplemented with a few other well-placed stone elements that made it all make sense in a very pleasing way. With just a little weeding and pruning for maintenance, we have a garden that never fails to get oohs and aahs from guests. We also love Stephen's interest in creative reuse of materials and incorporation of edible plants. 5 stars!"
- diandericjohnson
Villa Landscapes
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"Kelly is awesome. She worked out a plan that was exactly what we wanted. Her crew was very professional and very hard working. We will use them again and highly recommend them."
- ramjets
Richard Woldorsky MNLA / Bachman's Landscapes
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"Richard Woldorsky is a botanical and landscapping genius! Mr. Woldorsky (who I did not know prior to our job) completly transformed my front yard. He brought wonderful colors with his well thought out plantings (that as an added benefit do not require too much maintenance), intersting use of stones, rocks, and pavers that created a perfect harmony with my 1920 mission style home, and used subtle details that only a true professional and person who has the utmost passion in his craft could have thought of and pulled off. He and his crew were extremely professional, and a pleasure to work with. They finished my job under budget and on time. The finished work left my wife and I speachless! We can not wait to "unleash" Richard to do more work to our back yard. Sincerely, Harrison Grodnick"
- grodnick
Mike Porwoll - Bachman's Landscaping
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"Mike has done project for over 20 years for us. He has creative ideas an listens to my concerns. Mike has done both front and back yards. And we intend to hire him for future projects and updating of back yard."
- eichlersmith
yardscapes Inc.
Landscape Architects and Designers in Minneapolis, MN
"Yardscapes did an excellent job of turning a bland hillside into a wonderfully terraced area of our yard by adding boulder and timber walls for garden spaces for what was then our new home. Additional terraced garden areas for my herbs, vegetables, flowers and greenhouse were skillfully blended into and at the edge of our wooded and natural habitat inspired yard. They understood our vision for the place and were ultimate professionals the whole way through. All of their work has stood the test of time, remaining intact and attractive for years and years. I'd highly recommend them to others."
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What does a landscape architect do?


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 Minneapolis, MN house. From there the Minneapolis landscaper will develop preliminary concepts for your front or backyard design based on individual needs including the 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 licensed Minnesota landscapers are 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 does a landscape designer do?


A Minneapolis 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 landscaper in Minneapolis, MN 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. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of landscape designers: .

Questions to ask prospective landscapers in Minneapolis, MN:


  • Can you provide me with references?
  • How long have you been in the landscaping 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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