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Beautification Update

Monday, July 27th, 2015

You are probably frustrated that the city took so long to mow the spent wildflowers along T.C.Jester. They cut the seeded Bluebonnets on 18th about a month sooner. Thankfully, they finally did Jester.

However. those of you who walk along the bayou know that the pathways we used to have at each intersection were not cut. Also, the area around the bench at Lazybrook was not cut.

Beautification Update

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

In January, there will again be a vote on whether to ask the city to mow the rest of the park area along the bayou on West T.C.Jester. I feel I do not need to repeat all the reasons why the majority of Lazybrook residents have voted in the past to leave the area without [...]

Beautification update

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Trees for Houston has received a donation for planting trees on 18th Street from Seamist to 610.

Beautification update

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Please be patient while the wildflower areas look rather unkempt. When they are all turned to seeds they will be mown, but we must wait until the seeds are fully mature so flowers will return next year.

Biodegradable bags for yard waste

Monday, January 16th, 2012

I have noticed neighbors putting yard clippings, pruning waste, etc. out for the trash pick-up using black plastic or other such bags. The city will not take these. Waste must be in the city approved biodegradable bags only, normally available at grocery and home supply stores.

Watering Trees and Shrubbery

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Tree watering is ongoing. Because of advice from the Houston Parks Department and Trees for Houston, the watering has been increased from once a week to twice a week for the new trees.

Beautification Update

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Fall LaborsBy the time you read this, the tree planting for this year will be finished. Trees were added on Jester near Foodarama and also near Millwood. A few might be needed on 18th because several trees look as though they are dead. If they do not put out new leaves, they will be removed and replaced.

Lazybrook Winter Mulching Project

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Fallen Oak Leaves MulchNeighbors – we have begun the annual Winter Mulching Project. Once again we will be mulching all the trees located on both WTC Jester and 18th street from the 610 Loop to Ella and including Ella and 18th around the Business Area.

Fall Is The Time for Planting

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Tree plantingMy plan is to extend the wildflower area on T. C. Jester about 30 feet and to add a new one on 18th near Lazybrook Baptist Church as a replacement for the trees.