Yard of the Month

CY resident packs a lot of unique charm into Cox shotgun.

Story and photos by Sharron Johnson   Ah, Memphis is a great place to be in August. I don’t mean that statement to be facetious. It’s a heartfelt statement. Memphis can boast many favorable seasons, months, and events, but the waning side of summer can be a...

June 2019-St. Louis transplants build a botanical home in Cooper-Young

  This four-square was built in 1912 in true American style. By Sharron Johnson The 2019 Cooper-Young Garden Walk has come and gone. I’m only at liberty to say, that it was a huge success. I won’t give statistics in this article; that’s Kim Halyak’s glory to bask...

Flashback February 2016: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: Couple creates “rooms” in cramped Cooper-Young cottage yard By Sharron Johnson January is an interesting time to think about gardens. Most, if not all of the foliage and flowers have all but disappeared, which leaves us with the bones of the garden....

Flashback August 2015: Yard Of Month

New Orleans provides inspiration for Cooper-Young yard gem By Sharron Johnson In 1992 Robbie Dixon moved to Memphis from New Orleans looking for and needing a change of scenery after the passing of his partner. He first moved to Williford St. From there moved to Cox...

Flashback October 2015: Yard Of Month

Cooper-Younger transforms modest yard into whimsical oasis By Sharron Johnson Connie Arduini, a native Memphian, moved to Dallas, Texas where she met and married Chris and brought him to her hometown after a nine year absence. In October of 1991 they bought the...

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