The Edmond Sun

Local News

May 18, 2012

Edmond Beautiful plans Spring Garden Tour

EDMOND — Edmond Beautiful Inc. will have a Spring Garden Tour of the 2011 “Yard of the Week” winners May 26-27. The “Yard of the Week” program recognizes yards and gardens during the summer months for outstanding flowers and landscaping.

Maps are available at the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce, 825 E. Second St., and the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard.

To learn more, visit edmondbeautiful.org.

Edmond Beautiful works to establish, enhance and empower Edmond toward a better environment for all generations. The organization provides the community with a way to improve the environment by recycling, remodeling old businesses and regulating laws ensuring the environment of the community, along with many other projects educating the citizens of Edmond on the environment.

Yard of the Week is an annual promotion highlighting homeowners in Edmond who have contributed to the city’s quality of life by having a beautiful yard. Residents are encourged to nominate a beautiful yard throughout the summer by calling the chamber at 341-2808. Each nomination should include the address, resident’s name and telephone number if known. Only yards visible from city streets are eligible.

Edmond Beautiful judges yards on Sunday evenings and Monday mornings. Each weekly winner gets to place the special classically designed “Edmond Yard of the Week” sign by Vital Signs with the Edmond Beautiful logo on it in their yard. A photograph of the award recipients and prize-winning yard is featured in The Edmond Sun’s Home and Garden page on Saturday, with the first winner to be announced on June 9. The winner receives a free six-month subscription to The Sun. In addition, they receive a $50 store credit from The Home Depot on Broadway.

The Memorial Day weekend tour will feature the following  11 homes:

• 1400 Kerry Lane in the Creek Bend Addition;

• 616 E. Ninth St. in the Brentwood Addition;

• 705 Mary Lee Lane in the Brentwood Addition;

• 1720 Greenleaf Lane in the Whispering Creek Addition;

• 1113 Blue Ridge Drive in the Park Lane Estates Addition;

• 1117 Blue Ridge Drive in the Park Lane Estates Addition;

• 1015 N. Blackwelder Ave. in the Chowning Heights Addition;

• 2005 Three Star Road in the Wood Creek Townhomes;

• 3401 River Downs in the Steeple Chase Addition;

• 5924 Great Hampden Road in the Hampden Hollow Addition; and

• 4104 Eaton Place in the Clayton Pond Addition.

The tour is self directed by utilizing the free map.

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