Keep Carbondale Beautiful actively encourages beautification of residences and businesses through the Bright Spot Award and the Tree Sale. Beautification makes Carbondale more welcoming to prospective home-buyers and businesses and is sign of economic well-being. Even if a city is entirely functional and livable, there is always something additional to be gained when efforts are taken to enhance aesthetic value through buildings that enhance neighborhood pride and through well-maintained greenery.
The Year the Monarch Didn’t Appear
Check out this article from the New York Times
Help butterflies. Consider alternatives to lawns. Plant milkweed.
Watch for Alternatives to Lawns Workshop - coming July 30th .
America in Bloom has a series on
PLANTS: They're more than just pretty.
One video shows that
THEY REDUCE CRIME
Watch that - and their other seriously silly videos.
What would you do to make Carbondale more beautiful?
On November 4, 2013,