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Neighbors Growing Together | Jul 18, 2018

Roberts receives Dorothy Bell Garden Rose Award

Jun 19, 2018
PHOTO SUBMITTED Deborah Roberts, center, accepts the Dorothy Bell Garden Rose Award from the Fairfield Beautification Commission for her garden at 904 Fairview. Pictured are, from left, Radhika Schwartz, Judy Bar Shimon, Aleta Mottet, Roberts, Paula Armstrong and Susan Gail. The Dorothy Bell Garden Rose Award is given yearly by the Fairfield Beautification Commission to a homeowner who has an outstanding garden and great “curb appeal.” The award was established by the Fairfield Beautification Commission and the Fairfield Art Association in honor of long-time gardener Dorothy Bell in July 2013. Bell shared her love of gardening with the community for years. In 1987, she initiated a community garden tour for the Fairfield Art Association, and her own garden was on the tour several times, along with many outstanding Fairfield gardens. Bell, who was a founding Fairfield Art Association member, organized the tour many of the years herself. When she finally passed the torch, the art association decided to name the tour after her, calling it the Dorothy Bell Garden Tour. Bell died Sept. 22, 2017.

Deborah Roberts, center, accepts the Dorothy Bell Garden Rose Award from the Fairfield Beautification Commission for her garden at 904 Fairview. Pictured are, from left, Radhika Schwartz, Judy Bar Shimon, Aleta Mottet, Roberts, Paula Armstrong and Susan Gail. The Dorothy Bell Garden Rose Award is given yearly by the Fairfield Beautification Commission to a homeowner who has an outstanding garden and great “curb appeal.” The award was established by the Fairfield Beautification Commission and the Fairfield Art Association in honor of long-time gardener Dorothy Bell in July 2013. Bell shared her love of gardening with the community for years. In 1987, she initiated a community garden tour for the Fairfield Art Association, and her own garden was on the tour several times, along with many outstanding Fairfield gardens. Bell, who was a founding Fairfield Art Association member, organized the tour many of the years herself. When she finally passed the torch, the art association decided to name the tour after her, calling it the Dorothy Bell Garden Tour. Bell died Sept. 22, 2017.

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