Season's Best Award - Spring
 
The Seasons Best award for Spring has been given to the McKinneys at 7601 Twelve Oaks. In the two years they've been here, they have created a beautiful landscape with an amazing variety of plants. They have a number of fruit trees which are not only beautiful but do in fact produce delicious fruit. Underneath the traditional trees and shrubs are exotic and colorful flowering plants--everywhere you look! The pictures cannot do it justice so please take a walk and enjoy it up close. Thank you to the McKinneys for giving our neighborhood the gift of a colorful, whimsical, beautiful landscape.
 
The Seasons Best award for Summer will be in July. All HOA members are eligible and nominations are welcome. (beautification@efchoa.com)
 
              
 
 
         
 
 
 
PAST WINNERS
 
2022
Holiday/Winter - The Armijo Family at 7505 Shadow Lawn
 
The EFCHOA Winter Seasons Best award was given to the Armijo Family at 7505 Shadow Lawn. This landscape has 3 mature Live Oaks, 2 stunning Japanese maples and front flower beds full of plantings that look tropical but somehow came through our February freeze as lush and beautiful as ever. Our thanks for a lovely landscape and festive holiday lights for the neighborhood to enjoy!
 
  
     
 
                       
 
 
 
2021
Fall - The Boelsterlis at 3404 Wheatland Lane 
 

The Fall Season's Best award has been given to Brian and Julie Boelsterli at 3404 Wheatland Lane. The mature live oaks beautifully frame this house as well as provide shade for a couple of lovely Japanese maples. The circle drive, which could be simply utilitarian, is also a design feature--visitors on the front walk are greeted by an inscribed Texas star. Enjoy the pictures of a landscape that provides lots of interesting ideas for a mature yard where shade presents a challenge. Our thanks to the Boelsterlis.

 

The Winter Season's Best will be selected in the middle of December. We're looking for a nice landscape and festive holiday decor. All HOA members are eligible. 

 

 

 
       
 
 
           
  
 
Summer - The Edlings at 7521 White Castle

 

The Seasons Best award for summer '21 was given to the Edlings at 7521 White Castle. This yard shows a great response to the deep shade of a mature tree--in this case a lovely Red Oak. Remove struggling turf, accept the shade and enjoy the plants that will thrive in it--hydrangeas, hostas, ferns, etc. A large swath of annual flowers and the pink hydrangeas provide good color despite the shade. Our thanks to the Edlings for this beautiful landscape we can all enjoy.

 

              

 

 

SPRING - Mark and Linda Weintrub at 3709 Tidewater

Make a special effort to venture down this street. Their flower beds are creative, colorful and show a great love of gardening with an artist's touch. Thank you to the Weintrubs for their landscape "gift" to the Estates of Forest Creek. 

 

   

  
 
2020
 
SPRING - The Mohantys at 7505 Breakers Lane
SUMMER - The Harringtons at 7413 Breakers Lane
FALL - The Furrows at 3445 Hearst Castle Way
HOLIDAY/WINTER - The Sobieskis at 3517 Mount Pleasant Lane
 
 
2019
SPRING - The Spurlocks at 7404 White Castle
SUMMER - The Palmers at 3409 Mount Vernon
FALL - The Pillans at 3908 Guston Hall Court
 
 
2018 
SPRING    The Memorys at 3928 Woodlawn
SUMMER  Not awarded
FALL          The Bryants at 7605 Marchman
HOLIDAY   The Buttos at 7520 White Castle
 
2017
 
SPRING    The Lanciaults at 3436 Old Manse
SUMMER  The Cooks at 3504 Hearst Castle
FALL          Not awarded
HOLIDAY   The Kittrells at 7313 White Castle
 
2016
SPRING    The Peacocks 3408 Mount Vernon
SUMMER  The Ryans at 7621 Madewood
FALL          The Richards/Maitres at 3908 Boulton
HOLIDAY   The Hutzlers 3700 Gwinn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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