Tag: Gardening


Ready for October Fun

15

Oct 2014

Ready for October Fun

By Judy Britt - In past articles that I have written for the Yard of the Month, I have said that the VERY BEST PART of being involved with the Community Enhancement Team is the opportunity to meet new neighbors that you don’t already know. That is always the case with me and this month is no exception.  Jaime Guarino and Cheryl McCallum of 1106...

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Harmonious Eclecticism

15

Aug 2014

Harmonious Eclecticism

By Cindy Miskell -  The yard at 1222 Bay Oaks is eye catching for its lush lawn surrounded by beds full of color and texture.  Donny and Angela Rollins have created a landscape with enough variety in plants and flowers to fill a nursery.  The main focal point of the yard is the lush curvilinear bed that hugs the south side of the driveway, wraps...

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Beat the Heat with Fall Gardening

15

Aug 2014

Beat the Heat with Fall Gardening

by Jeana Teeter -  In Timbergrove Manor and across Houston, we are sweltering in the summer heat.  As native Houstonians and longtime residents know, we need to hunker down and expect a few more months of scorching temperatures.  There have been many Halloweens in our collective memories spent in shorts and flip flops. So while there may sometimes be a small twinge of jealousy this...

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Hard Work + TLC

11

Jul 2014

Hard Work + TLC

by Suzanne Driskill Skye Mansfield loves to work in her yard near the corner of Turnpike and Prince Street, and it shows – the outdoor areas in both the front and back of her home are stunning.  Since moving to the neighborhood in the summer of 2010, Skye has nursed her yard through years of drought, while gradually adding her personal touch to the overall...

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