Arbors and Pergolas

Japanese Fence and Gate with bamboo

Date April 5, 2012

Although we do not have bamboo planting options for our projects here inMinnesotawe can use bamboo poles for a variety of projects.  We have used bamboo poles for water features, screens, fences, gates, handrails, ceiling treatments, trellis structures and pathway borders.  Bamboo can compliment everything in our western landscapes from a deck to a pond. […]

Fences ideas for Screening Air Conditioners

Date March 3, 2012

An early step in the design process of any project is to take an inventory of the sites existing conditions. In addition to studying the sit you need to understand where your property lines are, setbacks, local codes and other criteria that is not visible. This done by defining your project and the project area […]

Entry Arbor with Copper Roof

Date February 12, 2012

Pergolas and arbors are neat garden structures that provide shade and define space, that are often used for passageways, entries and/or sitting areas. This entry arbor is one element within our master plan for one of our projects in Deephaven, MN. We designed and built this Cedar arbor to help define the entrance of this […]

Climbing Hydrangea

Date February 10, 2012

The open arbor design we created for this project in Deephaven, Minnesota provided space for climbing hydrangea, which we planted at the base of all but two of the posts. Climbing hydrangea can be planted in zones 4-8 and are a self climbing woody vines that do not need any supports to grow upwards. They […]

Building A Garden Arbor Design Plans – St. Paul Landscape Company

Date April 27, 2007

The entry arbor and driveway improvements were the primary focus of this landscape design / build project. The existing drive was too steep leaving guests exiting from their vehicles while parked at an uncomfortable angle. The grade also dropped off quickly from the front of the house, leaving little room for the stoop and entry walk. From the start of our design work, we set out to make major changes that would eliminate these problems, while creating a basketball play area and beautifying the property. To achieve this, a switchback driveway was created.