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 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...
Flashback September 2013: Yard Of Month

Flashback September 2013: Yard Of Month

Yard of the Month: 1893 Oliver Name: Caleb Simmons, Mark Lambert and Jonathan Pearson Address: 1893 Oliver Avenue Types of flowers/plants/trees: Flower beds along the front porch are lined with red begonias and geraniums contrasted with variegated liriope and small...
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...