Grand prize yard winner 600 E. Olive Ave.

Grand prize yard winner 600 E. Olive Ave. (Courtesy photo)

The grand prize winner in Lompoc’s new Spring Yard Beautification Award contest is 600 E. Olive Ave., the city of Lompoc Beautification and Appearance Commission has announced. The contest was formerly called the Say It With Flowers Award.

Judging, which took place June 8-19, evaluated yards on such criteria as physical appeal, imagination, water conservation, and artistic impact. Yards had to be visible from a vehicle in the street to be considered.

Other winners of the Spring Yard Beautification Award are:

Lompoc South:
First Place: 429 S. Hawthorne St.
Second Place: 909 E. Fir Ave.
Third Place: 520 South L St.

Lompoc Middle:
First Place: 1625 W. North Ave.
Second Place: 1500 E. Cherry Ave.
Third Place: 405 N. Seventh St.

Lompoc North:
First Place: 912 Cagney Way
Second Place: 1024 North W St.
Third Place: 1101 North G St.

First Place: Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1401 North H St.
Second Place: Discovery Plaza, 415 E. Ocean Ave.
Third Place: Starbucks on Ocean Avenue, 400 E. Ocean Ave.

First Place: La Purisima Catholic Church, 213 W. Olive Ave.
Second Place: Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 201 South H St.
Third Place: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1312 W. Prune Ave.

First Place: Embassy Suites, 1117 North H St.
Second Place: Holiday Inn, 1417 North H St.
Third Place: O’Cairns Inn & Suites, 940 E. Ocean Ave.

First Place: Windscape Village Apartments, 1300 North L St.
Second Place: Oceanwood Apartments, 113 South U St.
Third Place: Signorelli’s Apartments, 139 South B St.