April 2015 winners
2015 Westover Hills Boulevard. The front yard slopes to the street and new brick walls have been built to terrace the yard. In April, the grass was bright green (not even one dandelion). And the vinca ground cover was in bloom, along with the jonquils and the phlox. Spring had finally sprung, and this home definitely stood out as a winner
5115 Evelyn Byrd. Judges have been eyeing this magnificent yard for years. This spring, it was as beautiful as ever, teeming with early blooming tulips. A spectacle like this takes work, and the owner can be found toiling away constantly.
May 2015 winners
5012 New Kent. This well-manicured and welcoming yard invited all passersby to take a second look. With hanging ferns, window boxes teeming with impatiens, and azaleas in bloom, this yard was well deserving of the May Yard of the Month.
4613 Sylvan. This home has only a couple azaleas . . .and just a few pansies . . .but it’s the greenery that makes this yard stand out! The lawn is lush and the shrubs at the low rock wall at the sidewalk, against the , and along the property lines make it a true stand-out. In May, the large rose bushes at the entry were in bud and are about to add much color to all the green. As the judge placed the “yard of the Month” sign in the yard, several of the neighbors and applauded for their neighbor! Job exceptionally well done!
June 2015 winners
4701 King William. Over the last couple of years, the owners of this home added on to the back of their house and this year have greatly improved the front yard. An attractive stacked stone wall now finishes the front yard at the sidewalk. Yellow flowers on top of the wall and colorful annuals planted in window boxes added to the look The greys and whites on the house presented soothing appeal to the entire property. Nice job!
5200 Sylvan Road. Located on a corner lot, 5then home presents a rare treat because passersby can enjoy views of both the beautiful front AND back yards. With day lilies, roses, and trailing hibiscus a plenty, this yard was a summer-time stunner!