Local "green thumbs" were honoured this week as City Hall presented the annual awards aimed at thanking those that help to keep our city looking good.


The 2007 Moose Jaw Beautification Awards have been presented and there were some tremendous properties that were recognized this year.

In the Best Heritage Home Garden category Barry and Marion Ripley were honoured.

For Best Xeriscape, or water conservation design, Velma Geddes and Clay Reich were awarded.

In the Best Commercial Frontage the award went to Kitchen Gear on Fairford Street West.

In the Best Balcony or Patio Category Thelma Lockhart took the award.

For Best Commercial Property Discovery Place was recognized.

And in the Best Residential Property category Grant and Linda Vierling were single out.