Planting by residents -- For guidance on planting by residents, see Policy Resolution 17-03 Common Area Planting Policy.
Patio plants -- Owners are responsible for the pruning of shrubs and trees within patios. Limbs should not touch the roof, overhang gutters, rest on fences, or interfere with passage outside the fence. Vines should be removed from buildings.  
Landscaping decisions -- Ever wonder how landscaping works at Windgate II, or what you can do to help? Read this overview from the landscaping committee (July 2018).
The landscape committee makes recommendations to the board about the installation and maintenance of plants and trees in our common areas. 
Meetings of the Landscape Committee
In 2020, the landscape committee will meet on the first Tuesday of the month, with some exceptions. Tentative meeting dates are:
January 7
February 4
March 3
April TBD
May 5
June 2
July TBD
August 4
September 1
October 6
November 4
December 1
If you are interested in participating on the landscape committee, please use the form at the bottom of the Contact Us page to email Pat Walter, who chairs the landscape committee. Minutes of landscape committee meetings are below.
NOTE: If you wish to add a perennial, shrub, tree, or other permanent addition to the common area, please use this form to submit a landscape variance request (with attachments) to the landscape committee chair, Pat Walter, at As a reminder, the common area consists of the entire property other than the individual units and the limited common elements associated with those units (patios, decks, front stairs and portions of the front stoops).
Minutes of landscape committee meetings are available: go to FSRConnect, log in, select Forms & Documents, then select Board & Committee Minutes.
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