By Lindsay Kriz firstname.lastname@example.org
August 11, 2014
POMEROY — At least 50 arrangements made it to the Flower Show judging Monday afternoon at the 2014 Meigs County Fair.
Hannah Crane, 7, took home first place and Best in Flower Show in the junior division. Her piece is titled “White Rabbit,” based on the song of the same name, and included mums, alstroemeria, mullein and cattails.
Natalie Davis, 9, took home first place as well and reserved Best in Flower Show in the junior division. Her piece is titled “99 Red Balloons,” based on the song of the same name, and included carnations, alstroemeria and dill.
Shelia Curtis won first place and reserve Best of Show in her category, “Blue Sky Smiling at Me.” Her piece is made of contrived magnolia flowers and leaves, along with wisteria vine and silver Christmas balls.
Shirley Hamm was awarded second place in the Red Wine Category and won the overall Creativity Award for her piece, which includes amaranthus, fantail willow and miscanthus grass.
Melanie Stethem won overall Best of Show with her submission in the “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” category, and took home first place within that category. She said her piece is meant to look psychedelic.