Flowers for all Occasions

Ever wish you could bring the beauty of the outside indoors?  With a little help from our talented flower team led by Mary Stevens, you can certainly do so with any meeting or private event booked here at Fearrington!  Mary has been creating our charming arrangements for over 10 years now and knows just what to use for every occasion and season.  From elaborate weddings to corporate functions and private dinners, Mary has done it all!  A perfect touch to any event, flowers are a great way to elevate your venue from beautiful to exquisite.  When planning your next meeting retreat or private event, be sure to include an arrangement (or 10!) as added decor.

Some images of Mary’s creations are found below – from a beautiful seasonal bouquet to a long table arrangement to a whimsical southern BBQ display, we’ve got you covered!

Please Find your Way to your Seat!

One of my favorite parts of a planning meeting is the creative end of a wedding and helping couples create what expresses their personalities. This past summer I worked with a very fun couple that were looking for a different way to assign guests to their tables and seats. I found two amazing ladders in our warehouse and combined that with clotheslines and laundry pegs. They provided beautiful hand-written place cards to be pinned to the clothesline. It was so great to see something other than... Full Post >

Chef Bedford on The Today Show

The Fearrington House Restaurant's own Executive Chef Colin Bedford made his national television debut today on the TODAY show! Check out the segment below if you missed it or watch it full-screen here. Beware: The chocolate souffle will make you hungry! Full Post >

Spring’s Earliest Have Arrived

Spring's earliest and bravest faces are the early bulbs. Now popping up throughout the gardens despite the cold, are hardy bulbs such as species crocus (seen above). If you're in search of more color, the Winter Aconite, in front of McIntyre's, the Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis) along the Restaurant pathway, and the diminutive Iris Reticulata, in front of The Fearrington House Restaurant are your best bets!   Full Post >

Until Next Year…

Wow! For the first time in recent memory, the Folk Art Show brought sunny skies and warm weather both days! No sliding around on a light (or not so light) blanket of snow. Our 2014 show was great fun for both artists and all the guests who came out to see the creations in The Fearrington Barn and out on the patio. There were 38 artists participating in the show this year, with six new artists who brought work ranging from delicate jewelry to beautifully twisted metal wire sculpture. All of... Full Post >

Wines of Rioja

Rioja, the most recognizable and famous wine region in Spain, is the focus of March's wine class at The Granary on Thursday, March 6th. We will be taking a look at the region's history from the middle ages, to the first "modern period" when the influence of the Bordelais changed the regions course in the mid-19th century, to the second "modern period" in the late twentith Century when Rioja delved into a more international style, creating a divide between classical and modern producers. We... Full Post >