Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Yard of the Week: #8 Dowd Court


John Freed and Gloria Rutledge has built a back yard paradise at their home. A brick paving stone walkway meanders through a neatly manicured lawn with beds of annuals and perennials bursting with color.

Half of their back yard is xeriscaped with winding garden beds of Shasta daises, Columbine, Petunias and Peonies. Their privacy fence will soon be a backdrop for Morning Glory and the entire scene is punctuated perfectly with two water features, garden statuary and metal garden art made by John.

If their garden beds and lawn aren't testiment enough to their efforts, the couple also grows a...

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