A yard of the Month award is given each month, March - November, to an attractive yard within the City of Brenham, exclusive of Garden Club members, thus helping to stimulate civic pride in our community.
Twice a year, a Tip of the Hat Award is given to a business in Washington County who has shown an improvement in landscape appearance.
Tip of the Hat - February, 2017
Del Sol Food was awarded a Tip of the Hat Award! The revamping of their gardens is a beautiful transformation. Below is a picture of Donna Bennett, Chairman of the committee presenting the award.
SEPTEMBER 2017 YARD OF THE MONTH
The Bluebonnet Garden Club awarded September Yard of the Month to Gene and Jean King at 405 Tanglewood Drive in Scenic Estates. The well-manicured lawn is Tiff Bermuda. Anchoring the left front corner of the home is a crepe myrtle. The front flower bed and a large bed bordering the side driveway contain Indian hawthorne, philodendron, asters, amaryllis, lily of the Nile, daisies, red and purple salvia, vinca, pintas, marigold, green and purple sweet potato vines, iris, plumbago, and purple sage. Most are blooming, creating a beautiful variety of color. There are also two large potted bougainvillea. Near the patio in the backyard are agapanthus, esperanza and a cypress plant. Numerous trees border the home and property, which include mountain laurel, desert willow, Kieffer pear, plum, peach, apricot, Meyer lemon, limequat and a fig tree that is over 100 years old.
august 2017 yard of the month
july 2017 yard of the month
june 2017 - yard of the month
may 2017 - yard of the month
APRIL 2017 - YARD OF THE MONTH
march 2017 - Yard of the Month
October Yard of the Month was awarded to Joyce Lane, 1603 Harrison. The yard features a variety of plants, texture, colors, seating and water fountains. The front yard is dominated by white lantana, yuccas, various ferns, sedums, salvia, loropetalum, azaleas and variegated ginger. The backyard is home to many citrus trees, blooming plants, seating nooks and water fountains.
The home of Kim and Jesse De Los Santos at 902 Matchett Street. Perennials with different blooming periods throughout the season are planted in this fenced corner lot. Cannas, Wandering Jew, Bluebells, Abelia, Thryallis, Firebush, Mini Yaupon as well as Azaleas, are intersperesed underneath oak trees. (Photo unavailable)
MAY, 2016 TIP OF THE HAT
november, 2015 TIP OF THE HAT