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10 Signs It’s Spring

Are you dreaming of a fresh, spring wedding? Springtime at Fearrington is one of our favorite times of the year – the gardens are awash in color and the bounty of the gardens is available for the menus at The Fearrington House Restaurant. There’s so many beautiful blooms to incorporate into wedding decor – check out our wedding team’s favorite signs of spring!

Photography by Almond Leaf Studios

“Hellebore, hellebore, hellebore,” said Principal Floral Designer, Mary Stevens. “They are the first flowers to lift their beautiful faces up and bask in the new spring sun. Hellebore means “hope springs eternal!” To my mind, they add grace to any bouquet – but even more, an authentic earthiness. They feel genuine and unvarnished. I love them all the more for it.”

“Nothing says spring like daffodils, cherry blossoms and quince,” said Weddings Director, Gilda McDaniel. “Use those classic early bloomers in your floral designs, and carry the theme through in your paper goods. Delightful and cheery like an early spring garden – always a welcome sight!”

Check out some spring wedding inspiration on our Pinterest!

Interested in a Fearrington wedding? Contact our wedding team at weddings@fearrington.com.

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