As of Friday, April 5, 2013
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Southwest Georgia Master Gardener guest columnist Linda Harris displays an assortment of potted plants at her Albany home.
ALBANY — The Daffodil Club’s April Yard of the Month is the home of Debbie and Cullen Richardson, 2606 Ridgewood Drive.
“Albany is blooming all over with many outstanding yards and this is one that has many outstanding features,” said Marideane Maxwell of the Daffodil Club. “The brick walk leading to the front door is bordered with shrub roses with blooming pots of flowers at the entrance. Giant ferns in attractive urns flank the front door.
“The driveway leading to the house is also done in brick pavers and there is a delightful area leading to the side entrance which features pots of blooming plants and a water feature.”
Daffodil Club members is working at Chehaw in their garden plot, adding to the 300 daffodil bulbs blooming. Cone flowers, Mexican petunias and other perennials also were planted.
“Be sure to look us over when you visit (Chehaw) this month for the Native American Festival,” Maxwell said. The festival at Chehaw, located at 105 Chehaw Road off Philema Road, starts Friday and continues through April 14.
The Daffodil Club accepts nominations from the public for its monthly recognition of Albany residences. To nominate a home, contact (229) 436-6888.