Florists in Abingdon, IL
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Abingdon Flower Shops
107 South Main Street
Abingdon, IL 61410
Abingdon IL News
Jun 2, 2017
Abingdon Florist and CABI scientists from Wallingford bring home the gold at Chelsea Flower Show
One florist who is celebrating a golden win is Jane Belcher, from Abingdon, who took home gold for the Best Floral Arrangement Exhibit in Session 1 flower arranging.
She said: "It is always a huge relief when you find out you have been awarded a medal after weeks of hard work. To get a gold was an amazing feeling and to receive the award for best floral arrangement exhibit was the icing on the cake.
"Chelsea has a fabulous atmosphere and you get to meet lots of other competitors from around the country and the rest of the world. It is always great to see them again the following year."
Ms Belcher created a master piece of flowers under the category 'In Suspense' which was based on a piece of literature called The Birds.
She added: "I wanted the design to look like pages of a book with the story running through the design and the orchids depicting the birds."
For Ms Belcher, flower arranging started as a hobby 19 years ago.
Elsewhere in the county a team of scientists put on a display to wow judges in the educational section.
The Wallingford-based CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International), entering the show for the first time, created a display called Nature vs Invader to look at natural solutions to invasive plant problems including alien weeds such as Japanese knotweed.
Scientist Suzy Wood said: "I liked the idea of communicating CAB... (Herald Series)May 18, 2016
Flowers placed at spot where Ellis Downes died
Ellis, 16, was last seen swimming in the river at Culham on the night of Saturday 7 May. The area between Abingdon Lock and Culham Lock was closed for the search operation to take place.
(ITV News)Apr 22, 2016
What's Happening This Week
Friday, April 22
JERUSALEM MILL BIRD WALK, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 700 Otter Point Rd., Abingdon, free. Usher in Earth Day with an early morning search of the mill trails for feathered friends led by Phil Powers of the Harford County Bird Club. Participants will meet at Jerusalem Mill. This program is for adults.EARTH DAY CLEANUP AT BIG GUN, 9 a.m. to noon, Big Gunpowder Parking Lot, 11159 Belair Rd., Kingsville. Join park staff and volunteers for an Earth Day cleanup picking up trash, lopping vegetation encroaching on trails, painting and sign replacement. Dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. Work gloves will be provided but feel free to bring your own to this free event. For details call 443-252-1141.
CELEBRATE EARTH DAY, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fair Hill NRMA: Covered Bridge Parking Lot, Fair Hill NRMA, 300 Tawes Drive, Elkton. Join the naturalist at our new Nature Play Space. Be among the first to get a tour of the space and then get your hands dirty as you help us plant native plants to enhance pollinator habitat. Registration required, no ch... (Cecil Whig)Dec 30, 2015
Lyndall Dalton Mason
Survivors include daughter Vera Dickerson (Bob) of Troutville, Va.; son John Mason (Jackie) of Fairlawn; grandchildren Michael Mason (Karen) of Abingdon, Va., Matthew Mason of Lynchburg, Va., and Andrew Mason (Tammy) of Dublin, Va.; and great-grandchildren Caroline, Thomas and Rhys.
Lyndall was the first graduate in Fine Arts from Radford College (University). She had a long teaching career, first teaching at Riverlawn Elementary School, then as art teacher at Dublin High and Pulaski County High. Her love of painting and travel continued well into her later years.
The family will receive friends noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at DeVilbiss Funeral Home, with funeral services to follow directly after, with Dr. Paul Lane officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin. In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorial contributions be made to First Baptist Church, 215 Third Avenue, Radford, VA 24141.
DeVilbiss Funeral Home in Radford, Va., is in charge of arrangements.
Written by: Editor on December 29, 2015.
... (Southwest Times)