Your One-Stop Shop for Landscape & Hardscape Pros

VERSA-LOK Midwest is a full-service supplier of premier landscaping and hardscaping products based in Oakdale, MN. VERSA-LOK Midwest serves the Midwest states of Minnesota, western Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, eastern Montana and northern Wyoming. In addition to landscape and hardscaping products, VERSA-LOK Midwest provides a full range of services including project budgeting, preliminary engineering, estimating and contractor recommendations for final construction.

Retaining Walls

We offer the full line of VERSA-LOK segmental retaining wall systems: Standard, Mosaic, Harmony, Cobble, Accent, Square Foot, the plantable VERSA-Green, and our three heavyweights, Brute, Bronco 30H and Bronco 18H. VERSA-LOK is well-known among landscape architects, specifiers and contractors for its ease of installation, beautiful appearance and unlimited design flexibility.


We also offer the full line of Willow Creek Paving Stones products. The Select Series includes Slatestone, Slatestone Grande, Eurostone, and Dekrastone, all of which can be installed to create a permeable or impermeable surface. Our classic Brickstone, Cobblestone, Circlestone pavers and Bullnose units round out the collection. Our pavers complement any landscape styling, from classic to contemporary. Willow Creek Ledgestone landscaping units, Ledgestone Kits, and Capstone units add the finishing touch.

Erosion Control

We are also your one-stop shop for sediment and erosion control products. We distribute the Envirolok vegetated retaining wall systems, silt fence and a full line of biodegradable erosion and sediment control blankets and wattles to fit any erosion and sediment control application.

Meet our Contractor Sales Yard Team.

Meet our Sales Team:

6348 Hwy 36 Blvd N Suite 1
Oakdale, MN 55128

Toll-free: 800.770.4525
Fax: 651.773.7447

Alex Boardman

Contractor territory: Twin Cities
Distributor territory: Northeastern Minnesota, Iowa & Nebraska

A native of Stillwater, Minn., Alex holds a business degree from Bethel College and joined VERSA-LOK Midwest in 2016. He loves to golf, and his hobbies are golf, golf and more golf. He and his wife like to downhill ski with their two daughters and watch their dance performances when not golfing. Alex says his favorite hardscape features are outdoor kitchens, and he can often be found outdoors in all seasons grilling something delicious.

Jared Kanz

Contractor territory: Southern Minnesota & Southwestern Wisconsin
Distributor territory: Southern Minnesota & South Dakota

Jared joined VERSA-LOK Midwest in 2005. He enjoys outdoor sports and can be found on the bike trails or soccer fields with his kids. An avid trout fisherman who grew up on the southern Minnesota plains, he enjoys renovating his outdoor living spaces. His favorite hardscape features are accents such as off-the-wall combinations of hardscape features like parapets or inlays using different materials.

Joe Dubois

Contractor territory: Southern Twin Cities

Joe has 15 years' experience in the hardscape industry and joined VERSA-LOK Midwest in 2017. He is a fan of hardscape fire features because he would live outside if he could. He enjoys spending free time with his family doing outdoor activities. A native of Burnsville, Minn., Joe attended Mankato State University.

Mike Gatzke

Contractor territory: Central & Northern Minnesota
Distributor territory: North Dakota

A native of White Bear Lake, Minn., Mike has worked for VERSA-LOK Midwest's associated companies on-and-off since high school. He has a marketing degree from UW-Eau Claire and a master's degree in operations from UW-Stout. His favorite hardscape features are everything from complex engineered walls to outdoor living spaces. A beer geek, Mike spends his free time brewing and experimenting, using his friends as unpaid taste-testers for his brews. He also coaches hockey as well as fishes and hunts with his family.

Jeremy Laska

Territory: Architects, Engineers & Site Planners

Jeremy joined VERSA-LOK Midwest in 2006. A native of Oakdale, Minn., he is a graduate of UW-River Falls. He enjoys spending time fishing and boating with his family and watching his kids at soccer, hockey, lacrosse and ice skating. Always ahead of the curve, Jeremy wishes that he could have played lacrosse in college, but it was unheard of back then. Jeremy's favorite product is the VERSA-LOK Mosaic system, for its astounding ability to complement a variety of architectural structures.

Jim Freitag, VERSA-LOK Midwest Manager

Contractor territory: West Central and Northwestern Wisconsin

Jim has been with VERSA-LOK Midwest since 2002. Jim's father, Dick Freitag, was a long-time sales manager for VERSA-LOK Midwest, and Dick hired Jim as a sales rep. Jim buckled down to learn the ropes from Dick, who retired from VERSA-LOK in 2016 at age 81. For a time, Jim attended college out west to be near mountain skiing, eventually returning to the University of Minnesota to complete his bachelor's degree. Jim enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and is teaching his sons to ski. His favorite hardscape feature is the VERSA-LOK Couch, which he installed on his own patio.