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Beautiful Crestwood Business Landscaping Awards August 2019

    Kohls Department Store  9701 Watson Road Kohls has been in this location in Crestwood for many decades and has consistently maintained a beautiful traditional landscape design.  We appreciate the mature trees and the abundant well-maintained bushes on the … Continue reading

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Grooming the Catalina West entrance

  July 20, 2019.  “Many hands make light work.” This pearl goes back to the 14th century. I heard it repeated by two different people this Saturday morning. A group of neighbors gathered at the  Rayburn and Tahiti Drive entrance … Continue reading

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Steve and Nate’s Evergreen Yard of the Month July 2019

  At Steve and Nate’s house on Montego the front is covered by a carport, an interesting architectural design, but they wanted to try a different approach. When they first moved in, a small non-functioning pond dominated the site. They … Continue reading

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Ellen’s Yard of the Month July 2019

Ellen MacDonald moved into her Crestwood house a few years ago.  The outside of the house and yard were nice but completely devoid of adornment.  Nothing. Soon neighbors noticed a transformation slowly taking place. Little by little small changes started … Continue reading

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Gary & Carrie Gobble’s Yard of the Month May 2019

This beautiful yard is the result of  collaboration. The grass is his. The flowers are hers. Together they are pleased with and proud of their yard. We are too. It is a welcome addition to our  neighborhood and our city. Gary’s interest … Continue reading

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Tahiti Islands Project Report February 2019

In February, 2017 the Crestwood Beautification Committee offered a grant of up to $500 to any neighborhood group wanting to beautify their subdivision entrance, island or common area.  A group of neighbors from Tahiti Drive had been concerned with the … Continue reading

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Little Free Library in Spellman Park

A “Little Free Library” was recently installed in Spellman Park by the Tahiti Drive entrance.  The motto of the “Little Free Library” program is “Take a book, share a book”. The website for the program states that “Little Free Library … Continue reading

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