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Contemporary Oasis

Designer Eric Baldus steps in and creates a clean contemporary oasis fit for the whole family. His design includes reforming the current brick patio into a beautiful sunburst shape and planting trees to act as a privacy screen.

Before: This uneven, brick patio is in bad shape with weeds growing up through the cracks. The homeowners want a usable space that's functional as a kids' play area and suitable for relaxing and entertaining.


Before: The neighbors can easily see into this backyard jungle of weeds. The homeowners want to clean up the area and make it a private space that they can enjoy, without a watching eye next door.


After: The new patio is a hip and modern extension of the home's interior. Using recycled brick pavers, it features a unique sunburst design. An elegant and contemporary screen made of cedar timbers creates privacy.

Font Du Lac Wallstone - Hedberg Aggregate
cedar timbers - The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association


After: The yard now doubles as a great spot for the kids to romp around and for the adults to sit and relax. Trees and shrubs along the fence provide screening from the neighbors.


    • Eric Baldus, CNLP
      Landscape Designer and Contractor
      Terra Vista Landscape and Design
    • Tony Marshall
      Carpenter and Electrician
      Jackpine Electric
      P.O. Box 673
      Nisswa, MN 56468
      Phone: 612-816-7171
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