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Wedding flowers can play as little or as large role in the your wedding as you want. Some people like to have very few flowers where as others love to have garlands left, right and centre! It can be tricky to know who traditionally pays what for the flowers but it is usually an even split. Choosing the flowers you use can have different meanings and can represent different aspects of your relationship. There are many different times when you can use flowers from the held bouquets to the reception and ceremony. If you are nostalgic and like to keep your flowers, why not consider artificial flowers?
Who pays for what
Wedding Flowers is traditionally split between the bride's and groom's families both in terms of who chooses the flowers and in terms of the cost. However nowadays it tends to be the bride and brides family which chooses the flowers and the cost is split evenly.
Choosing flowers in season
Take a trip to New Covent Garden, Vauxhall, London, SW8 a year before your wedding. See the wonderful ranges of flowers that will be in season at that time of year. Choosing flowers naturally in season ensures that they are at their best and at their least expensive.The market is open from 4am-10am Monday to Friday, 4am-9am on Saturdays.
If you are someone who wants their wedding to be traditionally perfect it can be difficult to remember all the flowers needed for all the different aspects of your wedding. The checklist is really endless and you can have flowers where ever you feel necessary but here are a few suggestions if you are finding it a little tricky.