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Moorthy's home selected as August 2020 Yard of the Month


August 23, 2020

Top Row (left to right): The Moorthys' home at 1322 Locust St. is the August 2020 Yard of the Month; The back porch at the Moorthy's home is adorned with beautiful flowerbeds, potted plants and hanging baskets. Bottom Row (L - R): The backyard pergola displays a pink rose bush and classical sculptures at the home at 1322 Locust St. in Alva; The outdoor sitting room in the lower backyard at the Moorthy home displays beautiful plants surrounded by white cast-iron furniture; Many beautiful plants surround the tranquil pond at the Moorthys' home.

The Alva Garden Council has chosen the Moorthy home located at 1322 Locust St. as the August Yard of the Month. Sudha, a plant expert, and her husband have lovingly created a lush, eye-appealing front lawn that lays out a welcoming entrance with various plantings as well as many potted floral arrangements on the porch and surroundings. They do not use pesticides in weed control, only organic materials.

Birdbaths centered on either side of the front porch grant eye appeal to the surprise lilies, Japanese euonymus shrubs and Knockout roses (white on the right and red on the left). Behind the...

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