Appearance Awards

Yard of the Week

Keep Gastonia Beautiful appreciates all of the nominations and those residents in the community who are truly ‘keeping Gastonia beautiful’ through the efforts made in their yards. 
We were so excited about the enthusiasm of the community. This year we had a record-breaking number of nominations. Thanks to the citizens for wanting to celebrate the efforts of those in their neighborhood and community. The resident needs to live in the city limits of Gastonia.
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Yard of the Week Criteria:
Homes are picked throughout the City of Gastonia during a 4 week period each season (Spring, Summer, Fall, Holiday Lights).
Judges for Spring, Summer, and Fall are all Extension Master Gardeners who volunteer to ride through each Ward to pick winning yards.
Homes MUST be located within the City Limits of Gastonia to qualify.
To nominate a yard that you admire Call/email Julie Heath at 704-869-1047 julieH@cityofgastonia.com
Please leave the name of the homeowner and their address if known.
 

 

2022 Summer Yard of the Week Winners

2022 Spring Yard of the Week Winners

2021 Fall Yard of the Week Winners 

2021 Summer Yard of the Week Winners

2021 Spring Yard of the Week Winners

  
 

 

Commercial Business Appearance Award

 Keep Gastonia Beautiful awards businesses that have manicured lawns and show great design and color in their landscaped areas.
The Green Acres Garden Club has volunteered to be our judges this year. Commerical Appearance awards take place during the months of July, August, and September.
Three winners will be announced each month.
Businesses will receive a sign of their “Commercial Business Award” from Keep Gastonia Beautiful as "bragging rights" for the month they win!
 

July 2021 Winners 

August 2021 Winners

September 2021 Winners

 

 

Yard of the Week - Holiday Lightsdave and nan

Thank you for Keeping Gastonia Beautiful and Bright!
What a pleasure it has been to see the pride one has in celebrating the season! From the lights with music to the many blow-ups and the houses that sparkle, we have been overwhelmed by all who decorated-even neighborhoods and certain streets as a whole were in the holiday spirit. We were excited to learn the stories behind those who decorated.  A special thanks goes to our judges, members of our Keep Gastonia Beautiful board of directors,  who had the hardest job making a selection, and our photographer Tom Hauer who did an awesome job capturing the spirit.

Yard of the Week -Holiday Lights Criteria:
Homes are picked throughout the City of Gastonia during a 4 week period.
Homes MUST be located within the City Limits of Gastonia to qualify.
To nominate a yard that you admire Call/email Julie Heath at 704-869-1047 julieH@cityofgastonia.com
Please leave the name of the homeowner and their address if known.
 

 

Beautiful are located at the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.

Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.869.1047 (business)
704.866.6067 (fax)


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Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.

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