Hamburg Journal Home and Garden News – May 2021

Hazardous Waste?

The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection is on Saturday, May 22 from 8:30 am until 3 pm at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike (enter via Jimmie Campbell Dr.). Residents of Fayette County may drop off household hazardous waste for disposal at no charge.

Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens

The National Garden Club presented Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens with the “Award of Excellence.”

In Memory: Bill McNees

President of Congleton Lumber Company Bill McNees passed away on April 10, 2021. McNees was a champion of the building industry and the BIA for many years. His family requests that in lieu of flowers or gifts, donations be made to Habitat For Humanity in Bill’s name.

Invasive Species

Bluegrass Greensource will present a volunteer opportunity for “Invasive Species Management” at 10 am on Saturday, May 8. Tackle winter creeper and honeysuckle growing at their future learning center location. (If you have a non-electric weed eater, bring it along.) Register online at Bluegrass Greensource.

Memorial Day Trash Collection

Memorial Day is on Monday, May 31. Residents with Monday trash collection will be serviced on the make-up day, that following Wednesday.

Stormwater Discussions

The city of Lexington hosts a Mornings with Planning: Discussions of Stormwater on Wednesday, May 5, 9-10 am. The discussion will focus on our city’s stormwater issues and how solving them is a complex task that requires creative, multidisciplinary thinking.

Join panelists:

  • Carmen Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E., M.P.P., Extension Professor, Associate Dean for Instruction in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Biosystems Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • Erin Hathaway, PLA, ASLA, Landscape Architect Project Manager, Gresham Smith
  • Frank Mabson, Program Manager Sr., Water Quality, Environmental Quality and Public Works, City of Lexington
  • Tom Martin, AICP, Senior Planner, Division of Planning, City of Lexington
The Kentucky Home Show returned to Lexington’s convention center in April.


This article also appears on page 20 and 21 of the May 2021 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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