Flashback February 2016: Yard Of Month

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

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

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...

Flashback September 2014: Yard Of Month

Flashback September 2014: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: Grandparents grow garden spot on Young By Libby Flynt For the first time since I’ve been in charge, our Cooper-Young Yard of the Month was nominated by my neighbors! So thank you, neighbors, for keeping an eye out and appreciating these beautiful...

Yard of the Month Sign

Reprints from our neighborhood newsletter, “The Lamplighter”

Sharron Johnson, our 2018-2020 Garden Club President, visits each yard personally,  interviews each homeowner, takes the pictures, and writes up the monthly column. She provides each winner with a gift certificate to our beloved neighborhood restaurant,  “Stone Soup Cafe”

Thanks, Sharron, for your generosity!

 

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