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Natural Stone Patios and Pool Decks in Bloomington

October 17, 2011 by

River Bluff Project: When Ground One designers first met with the homeowners the existing condition of exposed-aggregate pool deck was deteriorating, and backyard overgrown and outdated. Something new, yet natural-looking was desired. After meeting on a few different occasions to ensure that the design was going to meet the homeowners expectations, the project was underway. More...

A stunning Bloomington water feature

October 12, 2011 by

As a landscape architect or designer, I often refer to the term "focal point" when describing landscape design. The focal point tends to be the backbone of the design and all other features are supporting elements. More...

A stunning Bloomington water feature

The Importance of a Landscape Designer

October 04, 2011 by

When dealing with new construction or major home renovations, the landscape designer is generally called in after the majority of the home has been completed. In reality, a landscape designer should be involved in the process from the beginning. More...

Protecting your Minneapolis retaining wall system with Geo-grid

September 20, 2011 by

Driving rains, excessive moisture, or extreme wind can cause topical erosion or pressurized cracks on exposed soil materials leading to slope failure. In order to alleviate the above-mentioned problems, adopting reinforcement methods is advised. Call 952-884-3336 for your next retaining wall project! More...

Protecting your Minneapolis retaining wall system with Geo-grid

Landscaping, withstanding the elements

September 08, 2011 by

Whether it’s the extreme heat of summer or the blistering sub zero temperature of the winter, a landscape in the Midwest has many elements that it must endure throughout the seasons. Building your landscape to have seasonal interest is difficult enough, constructing them to outlast these conditions is an ongoing battle. More...