Club contest honors creative containers

Love Plants? Like to garden but don’t have a lot of space? Enjoy being creative? Here’s your chance to help beautify our neighborhood for the upcoming garden walk with your creative designs.

Enter the Cooper-Young Garden Club’s inaugural “Outdoor, Creative, Colorful Container Garden” Contest! This contest is open to all residents and businesses of Cooper-Young.

It’s easy to participate:

• Choose a container—any size, store bought, recycled, or creative re-use.

• Fill with stones for drainage and add potting soil.

• Choose plants with similar light and water needs

• Take a photo of it

• Fill out entry form and submit photo to:

• Be sure to display your container outside so everyone can enjoy!

All photos will be posted on the Cooper-Young Garden Club Facebook page without names. The photos with the most likes in each category wins. Be sure to share on Facebook. Categories are: youth, residents, and businesses. Number of prizes given for each category is based on the number of entries received.

The “Best of Show” winner receives:

• Two free tickets to the Cooper-Young Garden Walk

• Garden-themed traveling trophy

• A yard sign

• A gift certificate to a local business

• Lamplighter article and picture

• Bragging rights!

The prizes are donated by Urban Earth Garden Center, Cooper-Young Garden Club, and CYCA.

Author: LampLighter

The voice of Cooper-Young, a vibrant, diverse neighborhood to live, work and play, in the heart of Midtown Memphis, Tennessee.

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