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Simon home chosen as 'Yard of the Month' by the Alva Garden Council


Top Left to Right: The backyard shade garden features hostas and Kimberly ferns and many container arrangements; This stunning mauve and hot pink Calibrochia plant paired with lime green sweet potato vine and spike adorns the front porch to the Simon home; Tucked into a corner of the shade garden is a whimsical miniature "gnome" garden sitting atop a repurposed vintage bird bath. Bottom Left: Other container arrangements in the shade garden include calibrochia, sweet potato vine, begonias and purple fountain grass. Bottom Right: The home of Chad and Halah Simon, 1029 Center St. in Alva, has been chosen as the Yard of the Month by the Alva Garden Council.

The Alva Garden Council has selected the yard at 1029 Center St. as the Yard of the Month. Chad and Halah Simon have lived there for 13 years and have created a welcoming environment from the front porch to the star-studded fence that encloses a backyard sanctuary perfect for entertaining and for enjoying the birds and butterflies. Halah's passion for gardening rivals her passion for teaching English at Alva High School. Chad works at Williams Natural Gas Company.

The Americana décor, large wooden American flag on the front lawn, small vertical wooden flag on the front door, and red, white...

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