Flushing the System
Kentucky American Water crews will open hydrants this spring and let them flow for a period of time. Flushing will typically occur in the evenings and overnight through May 10. The flushing process removes natural sediment that builds up in pipes over time.
St. Jude Dream Home
Each year, the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This year, the house is estimated at $350,000 with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2,900 estimated square feet. It is located in the Home Place Subdivision on Stolen Horse Trace, 40509.
May 2 Growing Great Tomatoes, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service
May 5 Explore Nature Series: Wildflower Walks, 2 pm, Cove Springs Park
May 9 Unusual Large Annual Flowers that Wow, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service
May 11 Spring Plant Exchange, 9 am, The Arboretum
May 11 Athens Schoolhouse Antiques Show, 10 am (thru Sunday)
May 16 Vegetable Gardening for Beginners, 6 pm, Southern States Co-Op
May 18 Addie’s Day, 10 am, The Kentucky Children’s Garden
May 21 Spring Herb Gardening, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service
May 30 Perennials for Shady Gardens, 6 pm, Fayette County Extension Service
Events may require tickets or registration. Times, dates, and locations subject to change.
This article also appears on page 24 and 25 of the May 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.
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