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June 15, 2012

British residents in Steeplechase are 1st Yard of the Week winners

EDMOND — Robert and Linda Reid, who live at 2616 Steeplechase Road in the Steeplechase addition, were selected as this week’s Edmond Yard of the Week. Their “English garden” has many bright white with deep purple-eyed petunias. In her garden, Linda has designed a commemorative banner celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s 60th Jubilee.

Linda Reid, who maintains the garden herself, is very enthusiastic about her garden and her British accent makes her conversation delightful. Also included in the garden are white, pink and purple petunias mixed with ferns, hostas, violas and angelonias.    

Featured plants include a dwarf lavender crepe myrtle in full bloom and a red mandevilla, shaded by a specimen weeping willow in a garden bed in the front yard. Their porch is filled with hanging baskets and containers holding white impatiens and more white petunias, some mixed with white euphorbia, ferns and sweet potato vines.

Edmond Beautiful congratulates Linda and Robert Reid for making their front yard special.  The Reids are the first Yard of the Week winners for 2012. They will receive a $50 credit at Home Depot and a 90-day subscription to The Edmond Sun. The Edmond Beautiful board would like to thank all the great gardeners in Edmond who make our town sparkle with flowers, great lawns and wonderful landscaping.

The Edmond Beautiful Yard of the Week program is co-sponsored by The Edmond Sun, the Home Depot and the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce. Nominate a yard by calling 341-2808.

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