Green Thumb and Merit Awards

Green Thumb Award

The purpose of the Green Thumb Award is to recognize the landscaping efforts of property owners in maintaining or improving their property and the overall beauty of the city.

  • Only projects or areas that are readily visible from the street can be rewarded
  • General care and overall maintenance
  • Size and mass of the area
  • Color, patterns and textures
  • Overall effect on the building, property and neighborhood

Merit Award

The purpose of the Merit Award is to recognize the architectural improvements made to properties or buildings in the city.

  • The project must be completed
  • Must be readily visible from the street
  • Overall effect and impact on the area or neighborhood

How to nominate someone for a merit award or green thumb award
The City Beautification receives nominations for both awards. Nominations are to be emailed to City Beautification Committee Chairperson Gareth Johnston at garethjsold@gmail.com .

2021 Troy City Beautification Awards

May 2021 Merit Award
203 Penn Rd – Aaron and Nikki Rademachir
1041 S. Dorset Rd – Beckstrom Orthodontics

May 2021 Green Thumb Award
1005 Westgate Rd – Chuck and Cheryl Eernisse
192 S. Dorset Rd – Ron and Lorraine Jackson
2675 Shady Tree Dr – Darla Kessler
1318 Stephenson Dr – Susie Barhorst
564 Robin Hood Ln – Jack and Cindy Arthur
2808 Brittney Ln
2733 Stonebridge – Blair and Victoria Brubaker
2389 Girard Ln
837 Cobblestone Dr – Julia Fair
28 E. Canal St – Tom and Mary Zemaitis

June 2021 Green Thumb Awards
2506 New Castle Dr. – Chris and Mary Smith
93 Merry Robin Rd. – Jerry and Debbie Mullins
2618 Durham St. – Steve and Terra Norris
1411 McKaig Ave. – Tim and Shannon Schramm & Family
1238 Waterbury Place – Alfrieda and Maynard Francis
1102 Peters Rd. – Leib and Barbara Lurie & Elana Monigold
201 Brown St.
419 Lincoln Ave.
31 Tamplin Dr. – Ben and Regina Whitenack
915 Oak Hill Ct. – Greg and Cindy Weaver
1160 Red Maple Dr. – Mickey and Jill Hamer

July 2021 Green Thumb Awards

874 Crossbow – Tim and Brenda Davis
1195 Parkview – Monte and Emily Kindell
523 Maplewood
1139 S. Ridge
360 Fleet
638 Willow Point Ct.
2970 Parkwood Dr.
205 W. Dakota St. – Rocki and Tonia Emerick
1310 Lee Rd. – David and Carol Schumacher
510 Miami St. – Becky Swindell
150 Hampton Place – John and Theresa Michalos
 669 Sedgwick Way – Frank and Beverly Richey

July 2021 Merit Award

412 Troy St. – Jordan Johnson
305 W. Water - Wade and Susan Westfall
 2 E. Main – Haren’s Market

August 2021 Green Thumb Awards

1169 Edgewater – Rick and Dustina Monnier
891 Crossbow Ln – Steve and Carrie Blackburn
2900 Parkwood – Al and Jan Mescher
725 Willow Creek
646 Meadowlane – Wanda Sue and Cleo Elifritz
835 Cayenne Ct – Linda Berrett
1528 Brook Park Dr – Elizabeth Kohler and Todd Murphy
268 Vincent Ave – Patrick and Natosha Schaefer
1463 Skylark
549 Summit – Richard Grant
1143 E. Canal – Dianna Medley
102 S. Oxford – Deb Grant
 115 S. Crawford – Stephanie Humphrey

August 2021 Merit Awards

518 Maplecrest – Steve and Julie Young
145 S. Short St
 114 S. Monroe – Doug and Brenda Boyle