Boxwoods: 6 Charming Homes with Major Curb Appeal


by Michelle Trejo

Boxwoods… an evergreen classic.

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Boxwood globes sit inside beautiful, white planters. | Landscape Architecture by Lanson B. Jones & Co.

Boxwoods have become a garden staple over the years. Its fine-texture and compact foliage can be found in some of the world’s most famous gardens, such as Vaux-le-Vicomte to even  The White House. Having a royal lineage and being versatile, it’s easy to understand why the evergreen plant is considered a classic. Easy to grow and easy to shape, many consider Boxwoods as the perfect plant.

The plant’s ability to blend in perfectly with its surrounding architecture allows Boxwoods to add an element of elegance and warmth to outdoor spaces . If you want to transform your home’s curb appeal with an evergreen plant, look no further.

Here are 6 Houston homes that show the beauty and power of Boxwoods:

1. French Gated Enclave

French Gated Enclave
Synthetic lawn bordered with red brick and accented by boxwood hedges.

2. English Tudor Home

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Weighted Boxwood hedging mirrors the architecture of this traditional English Tudor cottage.

3. Formal English Estate

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The entryway’s Boxwood curve mirrors the home’s arched eyebrow window, creating a grand entrance.

4. Contemporary English Home

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Sculpted Boxwood outlines rectangular beds of Monkey Grass, creating visual interest and a distinct entryway that intrigues guests.

5. English-Georgian Home

French Contemporary Villa
Sharply trimmed boxwood hedges frame color beds of Cyclamen which accent mirrored sculpted planters.

6. English Country Home

Boxwood globes sit on either side of the front door, creating a stately entrance.

It’s remarkable how Boxwoods can make such a magnificent impact!

Ready to enhance your home’s curb appeal, too?

Contact Lanson B. Jones & Co. at 713.667.0709.
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