About us

About us

Fern and Bloom Floral Academy

Lorna is an award winning wedding and event floral designer.Following college & various degrees went on her travels to Australia.On her return Lorna started her journey & love of flowers working in Fernhill garden Centre Athlone.She Continued & studied Horticulture and floral design.

Lorna then got the bug & wanted more experience & worked with some of the best flower shops and designers in Ireland as a freelancer Florist on various types of venues and events Specialising in weddings.

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Lorna took the opportunity & opened A room in Bloomin 2011 in the heart of Ireland as a retail flower shop and wedding floral designer. Winning many awards.

Lorna Stuart trainor- is also a Chapel Designer and works with many high profile floral designers and influencers from all over the globe. The Wedding design was the biggest part of the business. Lorna closed the retail side of the business in 2019 and concentrated on the wedding and event side of flora; design. awards.

She now has a great reputation for exquisite weddings nationally and internationally. Today "A room in room" is a modern contemporary, flower, studio,in Athlone co Westmeath

Syra Reid started on her flower journey working in the Family Business Fernhill Garden centre working alongside her parents ,their love and appreciation of nature turned into a successful business ,It was inevitable to develop those skills further & after her studies completing a degree in Horticulture from An Grianán in Termonfeckin. It was a very natural journey to turn her love of nature, flowers, plants into a career .After college Syra gained invaluable experience working with Branch Flowers in Galway completing a year long intern with very talented designers lead by richard Halsem as her mentor.She went on to set up her own business in the heart of Athlone Flowecraft in 1990. Bringing floral artisity to the midlands.Which turned into a lifelong passion.

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In 1997 Syra took the leap to event floristry in closing her retail business and concentrating on events, Weddings,corporate contracts, private commissions,Private clients, workshops, demonstrations and classes. She has worked with many high profile companies and events.Based in Fernhill, Athlone, Co Westmeath.

In 2019 Fern and Bloom was set up when Syra and Lorna decided two heads are always better than one, both had a love of teaching floral arranging and the rest is floral history.

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