July Yard of the Month
August 11, 2019
The Alva Garden Council's July 2019 Yard of the Month is located at 129 Church St., Alva.
Berniece Tyree and Charlie Bird have a large inviting front porch from which they can enjoy their beautiful yard. Their weed-free lawn is distinguished by tall, stately trees, including a newly planted conquest maple, quazon cherry, and mature ash and pine trees that provide afternoon shade.
The front flowerbeds contain gravel and large rocks to deter weeds. Miniature blue spruce trees anchor the porch. Among the blooming perennials and annuals are deep red crape myrtle bushes, red rose bushes, a new...