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Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Well-known Texas architect Birdsall Briscoe's Southern mansion is indeed a classic. 4th in a series of the garden projects we designed, built, and care for to this day for this particularly wonderful patron. We consider it a privilege and honor.

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Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Grab a cup of coffee, tea, or a glass of wine and enjoy this brief animation of a garden recently completed.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Spring Vitex flowers.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Resort-style living, pool side David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Iceberg rose standard, Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Iceberg rose standard, Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Eagleston holly trees, Iceberg rose standard, Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Red Drift roses, Eagleston holly trees, Iceberg rose standard, Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Purple Vitex tree, red Drift roses. Complimentary colors David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Red Drift roses, Eagleston holly trees, Iceberg rose standard, Circular Driveway, Mandevilla, Bougainvillea, pool storage, pool, chaise lounges, lushness. It's all here. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Poolside

West University Place

West University Place

Poolside David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

This is the third of 5 gardens that designed, built, and provide care for these wonderful people.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Teak storage shed for the grandchildren's pool playthings.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Bougainvillea and being poolside seems right for a Houston summer. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Such incredible attention to detail by the garden care group. No better people anywhere. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Such Southern charm is on full display here and now. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

I love bougainvillea can you tell? David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Thanks to the garden care group for all they do. I am proud of them. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

The East wing. Zinc planters with bougainvillea greet all visitors. Landscape lighting illuminates the way at night. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

The circular driveway leads to the flagstone motor court, leading to the limestone steps and porch, leading to the main entrance. Along the way, two zinc containers were planted with bougainvillea.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

The Eastern side garden leads to the back garden and the swimming pool and sun porch. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Bravissimo! And my hat is off to the garden care team. Take a look at the perfection that is the dwarf holly pruning. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Bravissimo! And my hat is off to the garden care team. Take a look at the perfection that is the dwarf yaupon holly and Asian jasmine pruning. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Bravissimo! And my hat is off to the garden care team. Take a look at the perfection that is the dwarf yaupon holly and Asian jasmine pruning. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

raindrops on the flagstone motor court make a lovely pattern effect. Fig ivy attaching itself to the East wing. David Morello

River Oaks IV

Something about a pool surrounded by lush lawns makes me think of a simpler time. David Morello

River Oaks IV

A storm approached and washes out the color but not all of the color. David Morello

River Oaks IV

Something about a pool surrounded by lush lawns makes me think of a simpler time. Makes me happy. David Morello

West University Place

Landscape lighting makes all the difference in the world. Take a look if you don't believe me. David Morello

West University Place

A beautiful rendering that helped me explain the concept. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

The side garden leads to the front garden. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Stately Southern architecture. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Stately Southern architecture. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Yes, we plant vitex for several reasons first and foremost it's a beautiful flowering tree that attracts both honey bees and butterflies. Keep them pruned tightly to control growth.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Good gardens begin with a good plan which is why we only work from drawings. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Good gardens begin with a good plan which is why we only work from drawings. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Good gardens begin with a good plan which is why we only work from drawings. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Good gardens begin with a good plan which is why we only work from drawings. Weeping Forest Pansy Red Bud is the specimen tree. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Circular driveway and motor court. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

A view of the swimming pool from the back entrance. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Early Fall 2021. Not one blade of grass out of place. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Early Fall 2021. Not one stone out of place. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

Early Fall 2021 right after the garden care crew finished.

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

October 2021 and the Vinca never looked better. David Morello

Birdsall Briscoe Classic

October 2021 and the Vinca never looked better. David Morello