Flashback September 2012: Yard Of Month

Flashback September 2012: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: 1980 Nelson By Sydney Ashby John and Tyrina Browning did not know that trying to save some azaleas from blight almost 20 years ago would lead to one of the most amazing yards in Cooper-Young: 1980 Nelson. They have been Cooper-Young residents for 20...
Flashback September 2011: Yard Of Month

Flashback September 2011: Yard Of Month

Perennials provide beauty year after year By Sydney Ashby Do not let the fact that Sandy Furrh’s yard is composed mostly of perennials make you think that she doesn’t work hard each week to keep her yard beautiful. Although she is not planting flowers and shrubs each...
Flashback August 2012: Yard Of Month

Flashback August 2012: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: 1068 South Cox By Sydney Ashby Pride is something that Joe Calhoun of 1068 South Cox St. has in abundance. You can see it in the way that he maintains his yard, picks up trash on his street and watches out for his neighbors. Perhaps it is the result...
Flashback August 2011: Yard Of Month

Flashback August 2011: Yard Of Month

CY family creates a refuge from the heat By Sydney Ashby You would not notice it by walking or driving by 2072 Oliver, but there is an oasis just up the front porch steps. Lisa Marr and Steve Lancaster, along with her daughters, Brittany and Mallory, have created a...
Flashback July 2011: Yard Of Month

Flashback July 2011: Yard Of Month

Yard of dreams By Sydney Ashby Since moving to the United States from Vienna, Austria in 1956, Charlotte Dunn has spent all but three months in and around the Cooper-Young area. Those of you who have been in the neighborhood awhile may remember Charlotte’s Place on...
Flashback June 2011: Yard Of Month

Flashback June 2011: Yard Of Month

Beautiful families make beautiful yards By Sydney Ashby If you drive down Nelson Avenue between Barksdale and McLean, chances are you will see Georgia Woods outside either working in her yard or sitting on her front porch. She moved into 1845 Nelson in 2005, and the...
Flashback June 2012: Yard Of Month

Flashback June 2012: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: Blythe Street beauty earns CY yard honor By Sydney Ashby Despite its diminutive dimensions, June’s yard of the month is bursting with creativity— and trust me, the photograph does not do 899 Blythe St. justice. With help from a landscaper, painters...
Flashback May 2011: Yard Of Month

Flashback May 2011: Yard Of Month

Residents from New York City excel in southern gardening By Sydney Ashby One of the first things one notices when passing by 1972 Evelyn are the gorgeous, multi-colored tulips that line the shrubbery in front of the house. After that there are an array of bushes,...