Carolina Yard of the Year Contest

Recognizing Excellence in Environmentally Friendly Landscaping

Would you like to be recognized for your efforts to garden with the environment in mind?  The 2018 Carolina Yard of the Year Contest is open to anyone with property in South Carolina that meets the following requirements:

  • Current Carolina Yards certification or submission of a Carolina Yards Scorecard with application
  • Narrative explaining why applicant values environmentally friendly landscaping and what actions he/she has taken
  • Photo and/or video documents of yard actions



  • Filming of yard to air as a segment on SC ETV's Making It Grow!
  • Inclusion on the Carolina Yards Website
  • Carolina Yards Marble Tile


  • Carolina Yards Garden Stone


  • Carolina Yards Garden Flag

All applications will receive a Carolina Yards sticker.

Anyone interested in applying should complete the online application form no later than Friday, June 8.

Carolina Yard of the Year Winners

2017 - Lyn Pesterfield, Spartanburg County

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