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September 2019 Yard of the Month


September 29, 2019

John and Carly Thomas' home at 1123 Center St., Alva, was selected by the Alva Council of Garden Clubs representing the Petunia and Tulip clubs.Chrysanthemums surround the unusual tin birdhouse, inviting wooden bench, pillows and scarecrow at 1123 Center St.

The Council of Alva Garden Clubs committee has chosen the September 2019 Yard of the Month, located at 1123 Center Street. Carly and John Thoma's home caught the gardening eyes of the council.

Take a drive by and see for yourself if this Coleus Haven does not just make your eyes pop! Carly is a self-described "coleus fan." She has chosen many, many varieties that light up the front porch and surrounding area, as well as many other very colorful plantings.

Among the many varieties are Kong red coleus, Chocolate Drop, Henra, Wasabi (a lime green fringe coleus), to name a few. When asked where...

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