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July Blooming Business of the Month selected

 

Brown's Shoe Fit Company was chosen as July Blooming Business of the Month by the Alva Garden Council. Shirley Wilkins is shown watering the beautiful bed of flowers in front of the store.

The Alva Garden Council has selected Brown's Shoe Fit Company as the July Blooming Business of the Month. The sidewalk bed overflows with bright colorful annuals. Shirley Wilkins and Kasey Chaffin have maintained the plot in front of the business for the past six years. In the spring, the bed is filled with daffodils. Later in the season, the self-sown mixture of orange marigolds and pink coneflowers comes out. Wilkins says she then brings plants like yellow cosmos from home to fill in the gaps. Maintenance of the plot is minimal; she just waters two or three times a week and pulls the occa...



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