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Yard of the Month

February 2023
4318 Meadowbank

March 2023
4146 Crownwood

Congratulations to our June 2024 Winner:
4315 Shady Springs
 

April 2023
4110 Honey Oaks

June 2023
4154 Willow Hill

July 2023
4339 Long Grove

August 2023
4026 Honey Oaks

May 2023
4115 Rolling Green

 

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September 2023
4223 Crownwood

The Clear Lake Forest Yard of the Month Committee (YMC) has been established to acknowledge and show appreciation for the homeowners that contribute greatly to the beauty of our neighborhood. This is a great award and the program is administered entirely by volunteers.

The Yard of the Month Committee and Board of CLFCA Congratulate our Yard of the Month winners - 

Thank you for doing your part to enhance the curb appeal of our community!

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November  2023
4102 Rolling Green

 

Stay tuned...Clear Lake Forest Garden Club is on the way!!!

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October 2023
1114 Cragmore

4111 Manorfield

December  2023
4335 Long Grove

 

We appreciate our hardworking Yard of the Month Committee!

  • Anna Loe

  • Amy Rojas

  • Ingrid Schauss

  • Sherry Miller

  • Sara Taylor

  • Sandy Gordon

February 2024
4111 Manorfield


 

March 2024
4146 Crownwood


 

April 2024
4331 Meadowbank

 

YARD OF THE MONTH CONTEST GUIDELINES

The Clear Lake Forest Yard of the Month Committee (YMC) has been established to promote goodwill and reward exemplary lawn care in the Clear Lake Forest subdivision (4-5 members). The purpose of the program is to recognize neighbors who demonstrate above-average efforts in maintaining their property, thereby contributing to the overall appearance of the community at large. This is a great award and the program is administered entirely by volunteers. The YMC will choose a lawn that best typifies the qualities of: uniqueness, beauty, appeal, as well as consistency with Clear Lake Forest architecture and having all installations within our Architectural Control Committee (ACC) guidelines. Since the YMC will mainly deal with "curb appeal," nominations will be for front and side yards jointly, as well as the exterior of the house.

 

The YMC will select a Yard of the Month during the first few days of each month. The winner of the Yard of the Month will be provided with a decorative yard sign for display indicating their winning yard as well as a posting on our community website, which will include a picture.

Contest Guidelines

• All current Clear Lake Forest properties are automatically eligible.

• Award winners are selected based on the recommended judging criteria listed below.

• Key criteria include manicured yard, beautification, originality, and creativity.

• The upkeep of the yard can reflect the efforts of the residents themselves or that of a professional landscaper or groundskeeper.

• Board members and Yard of the Month committee members are not eligible for this award during term (board term - 2 years; YMC term – 1 year).

 

Judging Criteria:   Clear Lake Forest Yard of the Month candidates are judged solely on the total exterior appearance of their property and front/side yards as viewed from the street. General upkeep of the yard and property is paramount. Factors include the overall appearance, tidiness, and neatness of the front of the property as evidenced by pruned, trimmed, and shaped foliage, edged and defined lawns, borders & flowerbeds, and a visually appealing facade. YMC realizes not everyone has a ‘green thumb’; therefore, a homeowner may still win Yard of the Month by making an extensive improvement to the curb appeal of their home. The Clear Lake Forest Community Association is dedicated to improving the quality of living and appearance of our community. We encourage residents to take pride in their homes and neighborhood. In turn, we look to celebrate those who do a superior job in maintaining their yards in such a way that they enhance the overall curb appeal of the entire community.

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