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2017 Yard of the Month

The summer of 2017 offered a more temperate climate for the gardeners of Dunwoody North. From the vibrant colors of the spring azaleas to the graceful tree forms of the late summer crape myrtles…

Yard of the Month Criteria

The goal of the Yard of the Month award program (YOTM) is to recognize individuals whose property exemplifies the vision of our Dunwoody North Civic Association neighborhoods – beautiful and eclectic. The YOTM season begins April 1st and continues through September with 2 winners each month, one east of Tilly Mill and one west of Tilly Mill.  The yard chosen each month will be awarded the sign to display in…

2016 Yard of the Month

The summer of 2016 was particularly challenging for our Dunwoody North gardeners as our area suffered drought conditions and nearly set a record of days at or above 90 degrees.

2015 Yard of the Month

While the debate rages about whether climate change is happening or not and questions flourish around the question… Are we influencing the climate? Its still really nice to have the many colors of spring and summer around us and to do our bit to keep the green spaces attractive, which of course starts with our neighbors front yards. As always, for the months between April and September, the Dunwoody North…

2014 Yard of the Month

Once again your neighbors pulled off a great front yard season. With just a little effort, all of our yards can look this good. Looking for pointers or interested in getting involved with the Dunwoody North Beautification Committee, drop us a line from the contact form at the right.   With no more delay, here are the 2014 Dunwoody North “Yard of the Month” winners. Take a look and see what your neighbors…

2013 Yard of the Month

Everyone was frustrated by the amazing amount of rain we have had this year but feast or famine, our gardeners keep on tending their yards as best they can… Take a look… Will your yard be next? (Use your mouse to move the slider. Click an image for a larger view. In large view, hover on the left or right with your mouse and click to move back and forwards)…

2012 Yard of the Month

It is amazing how a well tended yard can bring the whole neighborhood alive. Here are the 2012 Yard of the Month winners. Take a look, seeing what past winners have done with their yards is a great way to get ideas for your yard. (Use your mouse to move the slider. Click an image for a larger view. In large view, hover on the left or right with your mouse and…

2011 Yard of the Month

2011 was another fabulous year for yards in and around Dunwoody North though we did need to do some extra watering to keep plants and grass alive. (Use your mouse to move the slider. Click an image for a larger view. In large view, hover on the left or right with your mouse and click to move back and forwards) The Yard of the Month Committee is always looking for…

2010 Yard of the Month

We know its not easy but when its all done and is looking great, our yards make everyone happy! Remember, all that yard waste and debris that gets picked up by Dekalb County becomes compost and  is available for free for DeKalb residents. The nearest for us is: Compost – North Transfer Station 4600 Buford Highway Chamblee, GA 30341 Hours:  7 a.m. – 6 p.m. (M-F); 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m….

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