Archive for the ‘Beautification’ Category

48 volunteers turn out to help with the first Black Hawk Creek Trails cleanup!!

Thanks for all the help from Whitehouse High School Football Team, Key Club and Honor Society! Everyone got to see the potential for the trails here on a beautiful day. Great fellowship and fun had by all!

Major clean up at Gardenview Park!








Big thank you to the some 30 volunteers that worked so hard to clean up Gardenview Park in Whitehouse. Big thanks to Republic Services for all their help and serving a great lunch to everyone! Chris Jennings, thank you for bringing your tractor, it was a huge help! We filled three roll offs with tree limbs and nearly 100 large garbage bags filled with debris. Thanks to the City of Whitehouse for all their efforts and helping organize the event!

Community cleanup day at Gardenview Park for Saturday, January 20th, 2018


We are having a community cleanup day at Gardenview Park (corner of Gardenview St. and Hillcrest Drive) in Whitehouse on Saturday, January 20th.  The event is sponsored by the City of Whitehouse and Keep Whitehouse Beautiful.   The City is providing the chainsaw and chipper crews but we need volunteers to help pick up limbs and do general raking, litter removal etc.  The event will be from 8:30 am until 3 pm.  Please bring work gloves and wear long sleeves and pants. If you have them, rakes and some wheel barrows would be helpful.   High School age children are welcome!

Free grilled lunch is provided and will be cooked at the Park by Republic Services!

If you plan to help please RSVP at with the number of volunteers in your group so that we have plenty of food for everyone.  Updates will be on the Keep Whitehouse Beautiful Facebook page and at


We hope to see you at this great community event!

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful presents the 2017 Campus Beatification Award !

Keep Whitehouse Beautiful presented the 2017 Campus Beatification Award to Lori Melton and the K-Kids of Cain Elementary.  The K-Kids of Cain completed a beautification project of planting shrubs beside the school entrance.  KWB provided a grant of $200 for the project.  Presenting the Award to Lori Melton is Dorothy LaFlure representing KWB.


May 2017

Mike & Nancy Ray display May flowers & rose bushes very neatly & cleanly nestled against their beautiful home in Rosebrook. A well maintained carpet of Bermuda grass surrounds the home. They seem to take joy in keeping them “weed free” & beautiful. They will receive a $25.00 gift card from Senter’s Nursery who sponsors this event with KWB. Drive by & see at:
215 Rosebrook Circle

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Higgins 5th grade has tree planting!

Cody Goldman and Guillermo Soto with the City of Tyler Parks Dept. demonstrated how to plant a magnolia tree to 38 fifth graders at Higgins Elementary. Keep Whitehouse Beautiful organized the event.

The Tea Garden made with recycled tires, looking good!

Check out the Tea Garden at the Whitehouse Wildscape prepared by KWB.  It is amazing what can be done with recycled tires and some native plants!  It is located in front of the former recycle center across 346 from the Municipal Court Building.

KWB refreshing the Whitehouse Wildscape for 2017!!


“CRAPE MURDER”: It’s what we do with those flowering trees during their dormant season that has landscape experts baffled and East Texans re-thinking their late winter “to do” list.…/what-is-crape-m…/659052753

East Texas is known for its beautiful landscape. Just like our loblolly pines stand out in the winter, our vibrant crape myrtles are the star of summer.

Working on the Brown Wall and Four Corners!

KWB with the help of First Baptist Youth Group replanted bulbs, weeded and trimmed Latana along the Brown Wall and Four Corners in Whitehouse. KWB President and Master Gardner, Hazel Bateman demonstrated the proper techniques for the youth group before starting. Thank you First Baptist Youth Group for the hard work and learning to be great citizens!

Hazel Batemna, KWB President, has all the tools!

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