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Tip of the Day - Eco-Friendly Weddings: Flowers

Allie's Answers

Flowers are a huge part of many wedding celebrations. Make sure the flowers you chose are eco-friendly ones.

  • Use potted flowers to decorate the ceremony site. Have a friend or family member move them to the reception hall to decorate the tables. Give to guests to take home, or plant them yourself after the festivities are over.
  • Order bridal party bouquets from Organic Bouquet.
  • Find flowers at your local farmers market or look for local growers. LocalHarvest says that local flowers will be fresher and last longer than those that need to be delivered.
  • Distribute seeds to friends, and family and ask them to help you grow your wedding flowers. Add found sprigs from flowering trees, ferns and tall grasses to arrangements to bulk them up.
  • Don't forget that flowers are compostable.


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