Author Archives: joefletch

About joefletch

manchester based floral designer, pea grower and favorite cousin.

Slick

Nothing to do with oil.  Just a slick team.  As time rolls on we get better at this.  My particular skill is balancing a lychgate on my head whilst six feet up a ladder.  It’s taken a while to perfect … Continue reading

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Rain, rain

A little something for a rainy Sunday afternoon. There may, or may not be blogs in the coming weeks.  We’re reaching the peak of Operation Wedding.  It will get a little crazy, there will be five million emails flying back … Continue reading

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Dig the City

  Stock answers: ‘Yes, it’s ALL ‘real’.’ ‘Yes, we made it….thank you.’ ‘Of course I’ll pose for a silly shot. ‘ ‘I’m sorry I don’t work here.’ ‘They’re British grown, apart from the hydrangea’ And the ‘it works so well … Continue reading

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Be sure to wear flowers in your hair

That moment when you want to take a photo of gorgeous hair flowers. And want to show them off to their best.  Which means they have to sit on a head.  So you stare at you colleagues and assess their … Continue reading

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Gates

That’s what I call an entrance.  Gates edging the estate. Which means another ten minute drive before you even see the castle. Scented pelargoniums are hiding in the bridal bouquet.  And mixed with the fennel, rosemary, mint and stocks made … Continue reading

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Bejeweled

The week of watermelon. Watermelon and blueberries.  Watermelon, blueberries and pineapple… you get the gist. Fruit consumption, and salad consumption has gone through the roof.  The village greengrocers are working their nuts off. And florists countrywide cry, whilst gently glowing.  … Continue reading

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Camera shy

The one in the torrential rain. I was rocking the festival look. Wellies, denim skirt, dishevelled look.  A super fast turnaround in a church. There was roughly a ten minute window of opportunity to hoist up the lychgate and decorate … Continue reading

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Hot in the City

A mini post today. And Billy Idol. And torrential rain. Which can only mean one thing.  Yes, I have to decorate a lychgate today.  Rain mac. Forgotten the wellies.  Hoping for a window of opportunity.

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Anything can happen

I’ve resorted to writing blogs without pictures.  There will be pictures in the blog, but I’m struggling on time to even sit down and think.  It’s Summer.  It means you spend hours on the road. Worrying about temperatures, heat and … Continue reading

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Dig the City

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