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This property in the East Shore community of the Woodlands was inspired by traditional Charleston-style courtyard gardens. Closely trimmed hedges of Japanese Yews and Boxwoods outline beds of hydrangeas and colorful Coleus. Like many southern courtyard gardens, this one entices at first glance then surprises with unexpected details. Natural cut stepping pads, lush potted plants, and a side yard herb garden add a delightful, informal element to this manicured space.

Services

  • Full Courtyard Plan
  • Stonework + Masonry
  • Fountain
  • Ivy Trellis
  • Seasonal Color
  • Maintenance

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Front view of finial fountain. Lined with trimmed Japanese Yews and framed with English Ivy ground cover.
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With a finial fountain as the focal point, this Charleston-style garden boasts color and elegance. Closely trimmed hedges of Japanese Yews and Boxwoods outline beds of hydrangeas and colorful Coleus.
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Natural cut stepping pads add a delightful, informal element to this manicured space.
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Close up of natural cut stepping pads.
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Side yard path lined with bull rock and soften by lush Loropetalum.
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Hardscape patio is lined with natural Bull Rock. Steel edging separates the Dwarf Monkey Grass (which serves as ground cover beneath the Crepe Myrtle Tree).
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Left: Two cement planters mirror one another at the garden's entrance and is filled with Caladiums, Coleus, and Creeping Jenny. Trimmed boxwood hedges frame the pedestal.
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Top view of the courtyard greenery. From top to bottom: Japanese Yew, Hydrangeas, Japanese Boxwoods, Coleus.
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View of the courtyard from the side yard. Closely trimmed hedges of Japanese Yews and Boxwoods outline beds of hydrangeas and colorful Coleus.
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Side view of finial fountain.
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Left: Finial fountain lined with trimmed Japanese Yews and framed with English Ivy ground cover. | Right: Entrance to side yard.
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View of side yard from the fountain.
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Confederate Jasmine grows along the trellis behind the finial fountain in this Charleston-style courtyard garden.
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Close up of Confederate Jasmine on trellis.
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Side view of finial fountain.
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Top view of side yard detail.
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View of house from back entrance.
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Close up of white Crepe Myrtle bloom.
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View of house from back entrance.
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