Wellington Chamber announces winner to the second annual Best Front Yard Contest

Greg Williams
Wellington Daily News
Wellington's Best Front Yard winner at 902 N Washington Ave

At Chamber Coffee inside Memorial Auditorium on June 10th, the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winner of the second annual Best Front Yard Contest.

The house on 902 N Washington Ave came in the first place, then in the second place it was 1308 N High Dr and third place was 1018 N Washington Ave. Other homes in the community that entered the contest were 1227 High Ct, 622 E Lincoln Ave, 324 S G St, 606 Delrose St, 721 N Elm St and 1216 S F St.

First place winner received $300 credit to their utility bill, second place received $200 credit and third place received $100 credit.

The maintenance guidelines given to assist the judges were having a healthy lawn with evidence of continuous mowing and edging. Trees and shrubs pruned and trimmed. Healthy living plants with minimal weeds in the flower beds. Then, the yard is free from debris and clutter.

In terms of design and landscaping, the judges looked for use of color and texture, creative and unique curb appeal, then pleasing appearance making the property an asset to the community.