Author Archives: joefletch

About joefletch

manchester based floral designer, pea grower and favorite cousin.

We’re on the move

September, and time for a change.  I’ve spent a long time looking at the business and thinking about what works, and what can we change.  What do I really love doing and can I make it better.  So, I’ve made … Continue reading

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Downtime

Thing I learnt last week: The M6 is not fit for purpose. The end. There are 2,000 people prepared to do a 100k ultra marathon. I know two of them. There is a cheese room in a Cotswold farm shop … Continue reading

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Wild things

the one where a gazebo blew away. On the plus side we used one of the broken poles and hung beer bottles from it. Waste not want not. Saturday morning was strange, the end of the heatwave.  Heavily shrouded in … Continue reading

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Oasis in the City

It’s a pretty overload today.  Soft blush and gold, succulents, ferns, and foliages. This job makes you think on your feet.  However much planning goes into a wedding something will always change on the day.  In this case the wall … Continue reading

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Seasonal Flower Alliance

It’s been a tough week.  It was also British Flowers week. Which I pretty much missed in it’s entirety.  There was all manner of beauty on my IG feed.  So many fabulous growers and talented florists out there. But for … Continue reading

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Hair

Gender politics. The gender politics of hair? This week hair trauma.  I think it’s safe to say I’m not someone who is often described as ‘girly’.  But that said, it also doesn’t mean that because I don’t having flowing locks … Continue reading

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Northern Flowerhouse

A genuine question of ‘what time is the Sheik arriving?’  Oh yeah, that posh.  So posh you can’t even bring yourself to get to the camera out for fear of admonishment.  And I now know the answer to how many … Continue reading

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