Lexington Home and Garden News – September 2020

Lexington Home and Garden News – September 2020

Photo by Paul Martin/ Ace

Lexington Home and Garden News for September 2020

Back to school for BIA

The BIA’s trade school, The Building Institute, will welcome students back in September for electrical, plumbing, hvac and carpentry trade instruction.


Labor Day Trash Collection

Lexington Waste Management will adjust its regular waste collection window on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. The make-up day is Wednesday, September 9.


Lexington paper shred and household waste events

The City of Lexington will host free paper shred and household hazardous waste events in October.

Those participating in the events are asked to have acceptable materials loaded in your vehicle’s trunk, contained in boxes or bags you do not need back. You will be asked to pop the trunk so those staffing the event can unload materials for you. Please remain in your vehicle at all times with your windows rolled up.

Hazardous Household Materials: man in a yellow hazmat suit pouring out a hazardous liquid

The Paper Shred will be held on Saturday, October 3 at 1631 Old Frankfort Pike from 9 am until 2 pm. Fayette County residents may bring up to five boxes or bags of material to be shredded at no cost.

The Household Hazardous Waste event will be held on Saturday, October 24 from 8:30 am until 3 pm.


St. Jude’s Dream Home Winner

Barbara Greenlee of Lexington, KY was the winner of the 2020 Lexington St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house. The house, which is located on Stolen Horse Trace in Hamburg was given away in August along with other prizes.


Photo by Paul Martin/ Ace
Tour of Remodeled Homes 

BIA’s August Tour of Remodeled Homes has been postponed for October 9 through October 18 and will offer a virtual experience.




Individuals are needed to help with park clean up and trail maintenance at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary on Saturday, September 5 at 10 am. All tools will be provided. Dress appropriately for the weather, bring your own work gloves.

The third annual Nature Hop will feature virtual and socially distant activities to do on your own from Saturday, September 12 through Sunday, September 20.

For three hours in the afternoon on the third Saturday of each month, the Shaker Village Preserve Team leads volunteer trail crews to help maintain the Village’s trails. September’s volunteer trail crew will meet on Saturday, September 19 at 10 am until 1 pm.


This article also appears on page 21 of the August 2020 print edition of Ace Weekly.

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