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717 Cordgrass Court
This Oscar Smith district home borders the Preserve at Riverview, and the stunning lawn and garden areas are a combined effort of Mrs. Meyers and husband Mr. Tim Turlington. Diverse planting choices create lasting color and visual interest throughout the seasons. Repurposed items and garden art add a whimsical touch to the well-planned landscape. The couple removed the top of the back privacy fence in order to enjoy the nature preserve area behind the home and reused the fence wood in multiple projects throughout their property. Carefully placed birdhouses, feeders and brushy areas maintained in the neighboring preserve encourage wildlife. Unique edging material made from recycled tires surrounds the front garden beds. Together, the dogwood, crepe myrtle and Japanese maple trees, flower varieties such as verbena, hostas, irises, chrysanthemums, day lilies and coral bell flowers, a porch sitting area, pleasing paint and blossom color choices and thoughtful overall landscape design make for a lovely cottage effect.