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Pagewood II HOA Clubhouse

Conveniently located just minutes from Central Expressway and LBJ Freeway, Pagewood II is an appealing, low-traffic, residential neighborhood. The community of 178 townhomes was originally established in 1973. Major improvements planned for 2017 include the re-asphalting of alleys & carports and the first phase of re-landscaping as part of the master landscape plan. Here at Roundtree, we're focused on the landscaping renovations, starting with the Clubhouse entrance. This shady environment needed to be updated where lawn was no longer growing successfully. As trees mature and cast more shade, lawns will always suffer. Once there is a predominance of shade, it's always best to consider renovating the area with a mixture of plants that will better tolerate shade. We also wanted to give the foundation a fresh look by extending the beds and removing dated boxed hedges to establish more Texas Tough shade plants, such as oakleaf hydrangea. Their beautiful blooms are showy in shade. We also chose Indigofera, or Chinese Indigo, to plant en masse for a soft filler. This is a tough little plant that produces masses of pink blooms, and will tolerate low-maintenance shady areas. Ornamental grasses that tolerate some shade were also planted. Containers were updated to freshen the area with seasonal color. The entry to the clubhouse now looks much more inviting and contemporary - just the upgrade this community deserves!


A Shady Barren Landscape Gets a Natural Makeover

When the large, established trees in this backyard landscape began to shade and weaken the once lush lawn, the homeowner knew it was time for a change. We strategically replaced the sun-loving grass with landscape beds that followed the patterns of shade and then filled them with low maintenance shade-loving shrubs, perennials and groundcovers. We also created walk-able pathways with natural stone pavers and gave this busy family a serene stone patio on which to relax. The lovely pergola will offer even more shade in the summer months. This landscape filled with tough shade-loving plants creates a natural woodland feel in this once barren backyard. Growing healthy grass under large shade trees is never easy. However, we have many wonderful and beautiful solutions when it's time for your lawn to be replaced.


Lush & Water-wise Retreat

In this landscape, we wanted to create a lush, yet very natural and less formal feel. The landscape needed to be both low-maintenance and water-wise. We blended lush groundcover plantings in shaded areas with heat hardy and water-wise perennials and roses. Extensive stone pathways, patios and a stained concrete driveway make this landscape standout. We also created a series of streams and fountains to create a relaxing backyard retreat.


Water-wise Front Yard Renovation

Sometimes your front yard needs a facelift. Wate-rwise plantings and a few pops of color from pottery and furniture transformed this front yard and improved curb appeal.


Traditional and Rustic Renovation

This University Park home has gotten a rustic and classic facelift with new formal borders and stone pathways that accent the front yard. The backyard is now a beautiful and low-maintenance retreat, complete with a new pool, fountain features, and artificial turf. The faux turf will keep the pool area clean when the kids and dogs want to play!


Townhouse Transformation

The backyard space of this townhouse had a lot of potential, but the owners just weren't sure what to do with it! We transformed the space from neglected to a natural retreat. The owners are gardeners and so requested we leave open space for them to "plant and putter".


Cozy Backyard with Front Yard Patio

Our homeowners at this property wanted a cozy, low-maintenance and dog-friendly backyard with a stone patio...plus, some friendly front yard entertaining! We created a lush lawn area for the pup, easy-care color plantings and low-maintenance perennial plantings complete with a bubbler fountain and river rock "stream". In the front yard, we build a stone patio to enhance curb appeal and provide a place to relax with and entertain the neighbors!


Artificial Turf

Do you have a trouble spot in your landscape where grass won't grow, but you really need it? Perhaps you have big dogs that tear up the lawn making it muddy all the time, or you just have too much shade. Perhaps the lawn is struggling up against the pool. Whatever the situation, sometimes faux is the way to go! Here are some examples of EasyTurf, a quality artificial lawn alternative.


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