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Has there been a thread about the TREES in the Abbey yet?

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SybilBeddows Fri 29-Apr-11 21:07:56

WDYT of the trees then?
I quite like them.
It's a bit 'we are so incredibly rich we don't just have flowers, we have WHOLE TREES' though.

CMOTdibbler Fri 29-Apr-11 21:10:04

I thought they were lovely, and they are going to be planted at Highgrove after, so not wasted like cut flowers

Shallishanti Fri 29-Apr-11 21:11:54

my neighbour told me about this
it's the ONLY thing I have heard about the event that is remotely interesting
cut flowers always strike me as a bit wasteful, trees can be planted

curses! what am I doing posting on a RW thread grin

BluddyMoFo Fri 29-Apr-11 21:13:03

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SybilBeddows Fri 29-Apr-11 21:14:06

of course! I never thought of them planting them.
that's nice then, you could (or rather they could) go and wander through a little woodland grove that would remind you of the wedding.

I liked them in relation to the Perp architecture of the abbey - the style of architecture is said to be inspired by trees and to have actual trees in there just underlined how BIG the building is.

FessaEst Fri 29-Apr-11 21:15:32

I'm glad the trees are going to be replanted. That was DH's sole comment relating to the wedding "I feel sorry for those trees!"

PrinceHumperdink Fri 29-Apr-11 21:19:10

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hester Fri 29-Apr-11 21:20:13

I loved the trees.

usualsuspect Fri 29-Apr-11 21:20:59

I thought they looked odd

Geocentric Fri 29-Apr-11 21:31:54

Funnily enough, although they were, um, trees, I thought they looked more low-key than massive flower arrangements. Simple and "unfussy".

Mamathulu Fri 29-Apr-11 21:35:59

Fan-bloody-tastic, cross-religious, a touch pagan, down to earth but elegant, and apparently smelt gorgeous too - the ONLY way to get married in a church and is so going to set off a trend I hope think! Flowers are out, Trees in!

Backinthebox Tue 03-May-11 22:40:15

I have only just seen this thread. The minute I saw them I knew where Kate was coming from - you should see the Avenue of Oaks where her parents live! I am lucky enough to drive along the Avenue most days, and it is awe-inspiring. The only thing I was surprised about was that they chose field maples and not oaks.

Beavermum Thu 05-May-11 00:55:35

Awful just needed a litter bin next to them

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