Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

G Gathering Chesapeake neighbors take pride in their yards

Chesapeake neighbors take pride in their yards

The Chesapeake Environmental Improvement Council (CEIC) recently selected seven yards, one from each of the city's high school districts, to be honored as the city's notable yards for 2008.

Kris Beaudry

Kris Beaudry's yard is full of hundreds of varieties of flowers, bushes, and trees, as well as yard art.

Great Bridge winners, Susan and Douglas Palmateer.

The home of Susan and Douglas Palmateer.

Bonnie and Michael O'Neill of Deep Creek District.

The O'Neill's created this beautiful pond with a waterfall in their yard in Deep Creek.

Merv and Nina Troyer.

The Troyer's garden has a beautiful fountain and statuary throughout the landscaping.

Clematis and Carolina jasmine climb on the pergola made by Steve Brennan.

Indian River winners, Steve Brennan and Karen Bridges.

Sally and Michael Poyner of the Oscar Smith District.

Michael designed a bridge over the pond that incorporates octagonal decorative inserts that mirror ones on the pergola.

Charles and Teresa Morgan of Western Branch District.

An angel statue is a focal point in the garden in Western Branch.