January 2021

Here we are in 2021 and once more we are in lockdown with everything that means for Weddings! 2020 was tough for everyone involved in weddings, venues, suppliers and mainly our couples who have had to re arrange plans over and over again. One of our couples is now looking at the fourth re booking […]

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Spring 2020

No one would have predicted the worldwide problems we face just now. Corona Virus has hit every aspect of our lives.  All of our spring Weddings have  been postponed and we are liaising with June and July Brides next. Our venues have, without exception, been great and helped couples to re book for later dates […]

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Christmas 2019

December already….wreath making….eco gift bags being sewn….Snowdrop jars being made…looking forward to family gatherings and seeing friends….. As we are moving towards being foam free this year’s wreaths are all on either straw, or mossed wire bases. It’s great to be developing new techniques  and the ladies enjoy that too. We have some regulars who […]

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Autumn 2019

It’s a beautiful autumn day here, after a very cobwebby morning.  Looking beyond the laptop screen the garden still looks beautiful but in its autumn colours. The trees and the end of cutting garden are shades of golds, rust and bronze. The garden has been very productive, Dahlias, Delphiniums, Nigella,  Astrantia, Sweet Peas, Asters, Paeonies, […]

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Spring 2019

A wonderful few days of bright warm sunny weather made us all much cheerier and ready to welcome spring! The spring bulbs were beautiful, Fritilaria and Hellebores are stunning and the Lily of the Valley are in bud. The Bees have found lots of early pollen and have made a start on their spring schedule. […]

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Christmas 2018

The year has flown by ….how can it already be mid December? After our amazing trip to Texas where Thanksgiving was immediately followed by Christmas Tree lighting in McKinney, we tried to make an early start on Christmas. There were so many beautifully decorated homes and the shops were twinkly and even prettier than we […]

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Summer 2018

Images of a sunny summer starring Lemore Manor and David (giving the doorway arch a good soaking.) Blue sky and sunshine as far as the eye can see, another perfect summer day here.  Mum used to quote ‘Happy the Bride the suns shines on’ meaning a sunny day heralds years of joy to follow, it […]

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Spring 2018

It’s a bright spring day today but falls after a long, cold, wet spell. It would be easy to feel that spring is taking its time this year as it’s been too soggy underfoot to do much in the garden and notice all the buds but today after conditioning today’s  flowers I took the camera […]

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Merry Christmas 2017

Christmas greetings to all our friends, Brides, customers and suppliers. Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year! Jane & David – Long Barn Flowers

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Late Autumn 2017

Well, we are very late with this blog, things have been steadily busy over the summer and all the other things that life can throw happened too.  Some challenges with our home, a water leak through a ceiling and rising damp in the oldest part of the house. Joy unconfined and dust everywhere. We are […]

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