When Fort Dodge resident Linda Kellogg is choosing flowers and other plants for her lawn, she does not get worried much too a lot about distinct forms. She picks what she likes.
“I like them, I acquire them,” she reported.
The get the job done that she and her partner, Richard, have place into their property at 1342 N. 13th St. have earned it the to start with Yard of the Thirty day period designation presented by the Fort Dodge Federated Back garden Club.
The residence is surrounded by planting beds with stone on leading of soil that are loaded with hostas and other crops. Peonies are among the flowers to be located. Some synthetic bouquets that Linda Kellogg designed by arranging round stones bought at local lawn and garden stores are combined in with the actual types.
There is also a crab apple tree on the property.
An spot close to a flag pole in the entrance property and a grassy place surrounded by the U-shaped driveway are both landscaped. Huge rocks that Richard Kellogg discovered around Knierim highlight both equally places.
“What attracted me to their yard, other than the neat in general glimpse, was the sculpted trees and bushes in these types of a compact property,” stated Nancy Phillips, of the Backyard Club. “It is very intriguing to glimpse at.”
The Kelloggs moved from Charles City to Fort Dodge in 1995, and they moved into their recent dwelling in 2000. All of the plantings and landscaping have been done because then.
“It’s an honor to be regarded a Property of the Thirty day period,” Linda Kellogg reported.
Richard Kellogg is retired from Canadian Nationwide Railway Linda Kellog is retired from Kolacia Design, in Fort Dodge. They have 3 sons and multiple grandchildren and wonderful-grandchildren.