Nominate Now for 2015 Yard of The Month
August Yard of the Month - Mitchellville Methodist Church
Pull out your garden gloves. Itís time to participate in the Mitchellville Lions Clubís annual Yard of the Month recognition program. Nominate those residences, businesses, or service organizations that make Mitchellville shine.
There are lots of ways to nominate:
Use this form or send an email to MitchellvilleLionsYOM@hotmail or
post a comment on the clubís Facebook page or contact a club member..
Additional copies of this form are available at city hall, the library or from the Mitchellville Lions Club website www.iowalions.org/mitchellville..
Enter your yard or someone elseís in the Mitchellville Lions Club Yard of the Month program. Donít know who lives there? Enter the property address.Nominated landscapes must be within Mitchellville.
Only the portion of the yard viewed from the street will be taken into consideration.
Nominations must be received before the 20th of the month to be considered for the following month
The Lions Club will review nominations and select a residence, business, or service organization to be recognized for June, July, August, and September. Selection will be completed the last week of each month and the winner will be announced at that time.
I nominate this Residence, Business or Service Organization for Yard of the Month:
Name (if known )___________________________________________________________________
Send your nomination information by email to mitchellvillelionsyom @hotmail.com or mail it to Mitchellville Lions Club, Gary Fry, P.O Box 606, Mitchellville IA 50169
Sunday after services at the Methodist Church (207 Market Ave NW), we presented our Yard of the Month certificate to Pastor Martha Hill and Master Gardener Dean Brand, Artie Fennimore, and Laura Ault who are the most involved with maintaining the beautiful landscape. L-R Jim Appleget, Judy Johnson, Ned Stout, Dean Brand (kneeling), Artie Fennimore (print top), Pastor Martha Hill, Laura Ault (blue top), Fred Fricke, Hazel Fricke, Sharon Kooyman, behind L-R Mary Halstead, Gary Fry, Joann Fry.
Mitchellville United Methodist Church is August Yard of the Month
The Mitchellville United Methodist Church is our August Yard of the Month. Several volunteers, among them Ardie Fennimore and Master Gardener Dean Brand, make this a beautiful yard.
Gwen Seward Lewis Presented With the June Yard of the Month
Gwen Seward Lewis June Yard of the Month
Mitchellville Lions present the Yard of the Month Award to Gwen Seward Lewis of 305 5th St NW. It is obvious that Gwen enjoys spending time on her yard. Presenting the award are L-R: Mary Halstead, Mitchellville Mayor Jeremy Filbert, Gwen Seward Lewis, Club President Hazel Fricke, Judy Johnson, Jim Appleget, and Sharon Kooyman.
View of the East side of the home
The front yard is all white flowers except for the tri-color Beach tree
Front Yard Looking to the East
Beautiful Pink Flowers Surround a Tree Stump
Artistic Tree Tucked Into a Corner
Buterfly Bench and Gwen Has Two Rain Barrels
Gwen Has Created a Vignette of a Calm Spot to Rest while Gardening
Hostas Grow in the Shade of a Tree Which Frames Additional Flowers
Although Not Part of the Criteria for Yard of the Month, Lions Visit Gwen's Backyard
Arbor Leading to the Backyard
Although not visible from the street so not part of the criteria for Yard of the Month, we thought you would like to see the cute Fairy Scene that Gwen has created in her side yard.