Lexington Home and Garden News – November 2019

Lexington Home and Garden News – November 2019

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two men wearing blue shirts and white hard hats building

two men wearing blue shirts and white hard hats buildingBids for Builds
Lexington Habitat for Humanity invites you to join them at Relic in the Distillery District from 6-8 pm on Thursday, November 14 for the Bids 4 Builds Launch Party. Bids 4 Builds is an online silent auction, benefiting Lexington Habitat for Humanity, where you can shop for unique gifts and experiences while helping support affordable housing. The auction is open to the public and runs from 6 pm on Thursday, November 14 through 10 pm on Monday, November 25. Bids can be placed at www.bids- 4builds.com

 

Tree Hop
Take part in the final planting event for Branching Out! Branching Out is the city’s effort to plant at 20 sites throughout Lexington to recognize the 20 years of Reforest the Bluegrass (trees, gloves, and tools provided). West Sixth Brewing hosts a wrap-up party afterwards at 6 pm.

  • Round1—1pm 2048
    • Deauville Drive & 1816 Versailles Road
  • Round2—3pm 621
    • Parkside & Wolf Run Park (1616 Maywick View Lane)
  • Round3—5pm
    • Coolavin Park (550 West 6th Street)

 

Winter Flower School
Join Three Toads Farm in Winchester for the ultimate winter flower workshop experience on Saturday, November 16 beginning at 9 am. Guests get first dibs on their specialty bulbs and create four beautiful projects.

 

street with colored blocks for leaf collectionLeaf Collection
That sucking sound you hear? The 2019 vacuum leaf collection program is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 4. The vacuum pickup is offered once a year for single-family homes that receive city waste collection service.

Residents should prepare leaves before collection by raking into the area between the sidewalk and the street. If you have no sidewalk or it is right next to the curb, place the leaves on the edge of your lawn closest to the street.

 

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This article also appears on page 18 of the November 2019 print edition of Ace Weekly.

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