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 .

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