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This paver patio with a fireplace and pergola turned out exactly how this family envisioned! They were looking for a nice area to entertain while still being able to relax during the cool evenings with a toasty fire.
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The paver patio with free standing pillars and a pergola frame in the outdoor area nicely. As guests walk out the patio door, they are greeted with a friendly area that encourages conversation. Or, the homeowners can use this area to sit peacefully outside and listen to the birds chirp.
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As guests continue out the door, they will be pleasantly surprised to see this added feature-the fireplace. It is a beautiful statement piece. With the intricate design of the pavers combined with the added dimensions of sides and top pieces; it is exactly what this family was looking for. The sides of the fireplace are used for storing firewood and the other for the left over ashes. With the added top pieces it brings the eye up and makes for a great place to add a touch of color with potted plants.
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This family was so great to work with and we were thrilled to give them an outdoor living area that they not only love, but is functional for them to use. We can taste the s’mores and hear the chatter from all the gatherings they will be hosting!

If this is a design you’re interested in or are looking for a way to create an outdoor living are you love, contact Leading Edge Landscapes at 507-276-8142. If you still want to be inspired, keep reading our landscaping ideas!

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Spring Fever: 5 Beautiful Landscaping Ideas

It’s spring and actually the weather around here is going to start feeling that way! YES! Our spring fever is in full swing. We can’t wait to be out there in 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 100 degree days creating the landscaping design you want. Our drive comes from knowing the landscape makeover we design for you will encourage evenings having bonfires, roasting marshmallows, hanging out with friends & family, and enjoying a cold beverage. These landscaping ideas will bring your outdoor living to life!

1. This paver patio with an added pergola, pillars and fire pit (under the wooden table) is beautiful and perfectly functional for this family. They enjoy entertaining, and with this space, they will be volunteering as hosts for the evening.
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2. This paver patio also includes pillars with a pergola. The style of table and chairs creates a look that is great for enjoying a cup of coffee and reading the newspaper in the early morning hours when the dew is still out (but note, your shoes or feet won’t get wet with the morning dew when you have a paver patio. Bonus!).
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3. This design is so unique and people will stop when walking by and stare. How unique and creative?! With this design, in the first section, one could add their grill with a table for the ‘master chef’ as he/she exits the back door and then in the back section add a seating area. Such a beautiful design with pavers.
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4. This multidimensional paver patio is another great way to entertain friends, family and holiday gatherings. In this design, this family created a seating area with the pavers that outlines the left side of the fire pit. Add chairs and tables as more people arrive or keep it intimate with just the family.
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5. Another gorgeous design, this time incorporating color in the pavers to create this beautiful look. A great way to enjoy your mornings looking out at the landscaping design while sipping on coffee and when the evening hours come, pull the chairs towards the fire pit and roast some marshmallows. Don’t forget the tunes, too.
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We hope these 5 landscaping ideas will help inspire you for your outdoor living area. Remember, think about what is functional for you and your family and what you want your outdoor area to be for you. Do you want to entertain, do you want to have a place for the kids to ride scooters, or do you want to make it a useable area? Contact Leading Edge Landscapes and we can help create the design that works for you.