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Garden Club presents awards

Garden of the Month on Kerth Road.

Garden of the Month on Kerth Road.

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club recently presented a State Beautification Citation and Yard of the Month Award to Carol Murray, whose home is in the 4900 block of Kerth Road in Concord. She has a wide variety of plants decorating her yard. Each tree in the backyard has a circle of flowers and yard decorations around it. She has many theme-area plantings, including a three-piece band, a crocodile with a fish and a boy fishing in a beach setting. Murray has more than 100 tropical plants that she takes outside every spring and brings in every fall. Many Garden Club members attended the awards presentation. In the front, Garden Club member Carole Lyston presents the honors to Murray, who is holding the leash to her very friendly puppy. Shown in the background are Dot Gormley, Christine Linnebach, Dottie Warren, Bee Parsons, Nancy Lewis, Laverne Ehlmann, Gail Noll, Betty Fresta and Susan Kirby. The Yard of the Month Award is sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker, For the Garden by Haefner’s Greenhouse and Call Newspapers.

Garden Club presents awards

Mehlville Garden Club's Yard of the Month

Mehlville Garden Club's Yard of the Month

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club recently presented a State Beautification Citation and Yard of the Month Award to Steve and Terry Metzler, whose home is in the 5500 block of Wieland Drive in Concord. This home won first place in the Amateur Division of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Great Garden Contest in 2013. Mrs. Metzler’s amazing ‘garden of love’ has been a work in progress for 22 years, and Garden Club members say the community is blessed that she shares. The Yard of the Month Award is sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker, For the Garden by Haefner’s Greenhouse and Call Newspapers.

Garden Club presents awards

May 2014 Garden of the Month

May 2014 Garden of the Month

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club recently presented a State Beauti-fication Citation and Yard of the Month Award to Mary Lou Farrow, whose home is at Sonata Drive and Musick Road. Garden Club members say Farrow’s beautiful garden on a corner lot is attractive year-round with flowers blooming everywhere. Besides a variety of plants, the garden features more than 20 birdhouses. The garden has been a work in progress for more than 30 years. Garden Club members at the presentation, from left, are: Laura Kump, Nancy Lewis, President Annemarie Bertich, Farrow, Carole Lyston, Dot Gormley, Gail Noll and Dottie Warren. The Yard of the Month sign will be on display throughout May. The Yard of the Month Award is sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker, For the Garden by Haefner’s Greenhouse, which presented Farrow with the hanging basket shown in front of the sign, and Call Newspapers.

Garden Club presents awards

Garden Club presents awards

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club recently presented a State Beautification Citation and Yard of the Month Award to Marsha Shorey of the 9700 block of Lenor Drive in Lakeshire. At the presentation ceremony, from left, are: Garden Club members Dottie Warren, Laura Kump, Ruby Schweppe, Melba George, Sharon Easter, Carole Lyston and President Betty Fresta, Shorey, and club members Tamie McCuan, Nancy Lewis, Bee Parsons and Yvonne Wagner. The Yard of the Month Award is sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gun-daker, For the Garden by Haefner’s Greenhouse and Call Newspapers.

Garden Club presents awards

Garden Club presents awards

Members of the Mehlville Garden Club recently presented a State Beautification Citation and Yard of the Month Award to Ed Berra of the 5800 block of Pebble Oak Drive in Concord. Garden Club President Betty Fresta and members Linda Brett, Jean Kovarik, Carole Lyston, Melba George, Dot Gormley, Bee Parsons and Nancy Lewis are shown with Berra. The Yard of the Month Award is sponsored by Coldwell Banker Gundaker, For the Garden by Haefner’s Greenhouse and Call Newspapers.

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