Meticulously Crafted - Before, During & After 74 photos

This stately River Oaks English Manor style home in Houston, Texas was completed in 2011 and features antique brick flooring surfaces with garden paths throughout for ease of access and for garden viewing the. Here you see the plan drawings, the before, during and after photos which punctuate the inherent privacy and is a testament to the care it receives. A photo essay highlighting the entire construction process can be viewed at Facebook.com/DavidMorelloGardenEnterprises.

Before and After

Before
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Meticulously Crafted - Before, During, After and Beyond

About 10 years after the installation of the garden.
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After
August 2013
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The Illustrative plan drawing is used to convey my design ideas to the client and is part of the Design Phase.
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After 2014
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This walk transitions to the back garden. Enrique Arellano

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The Illustrative Plan for the back garden
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JUST AFTER
January 2009
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AFTER
September 2013
Note how much larger the garden looks with the neighbors erased by lushness.
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DURING
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DURING
December 2008
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DURING
January 2009
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The grand arc as seen from above.
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Same photo just one month later. Subtle changes. See if you can spot them. Photo by staff photographer and garden care crew technician Enrique Arellano.

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Bougainvillea, lavender passion vine and pink climbing 'Peggy Martin' rose, greet the occupants of the guest quarters.
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Nice perspective.
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A pair of Spartan Juniper provide drama and frame this favorite outdoor destination.
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Summer 2014
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Summer 2014 and perfection.
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The happy geranium window boxes.
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Summer 2014 and it does not get any better than this.
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Summer 2014
A serenely private back garden.
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Summer 2014 and all's well in this garden.
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Some English charm in the heart of Houston.
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Drama in the garden
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White tulips and dianthus in late winter 2016.
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A new view of this garden. One that we have never shown before. David F. Morello

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Drama courtesy of the Spartan juniper. David Morello

Meticulously Crafted - Before, During, After and Beyond

Caladiums and passion vine and spartan juniper add drama to this garden.
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Meticulously Crafted - Before, During, After and Beyond

Caladiums and passion vine and spartan juniper add drama to this garden.
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Meticulously Crafted - Before, During, After and Beyond

Caladiums and passion vine and spartan juniper add drama to this garden.
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Meticulously Crafted - Before, During, After and Beyond

Side garden that leads to the back.
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Meticulously Crafted - Before, During, After and Beyond

Private back garden in Summer 2016
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