(Closed) I am attempting to grow my own flowers, is this crazy?!

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
1765 posts
Buzzing bee

Good on you!    I planted dahlias last year -and ended up getting many compliments from neighbors.  I knew I didn’t have enough room to plant enough, but was hoping for some great colors, and we did use a few of them -especially on the arbor, which was kind of special! 

Post # 4
5498 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think it’s a great idea! good luck! I hope you post updates!

Post # 5
476 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

Good luck!  That’s such a good idea, and something fun to do while wedding planning.

Post # 6
283 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’m planting a few of my own too, but I know I’ll have to buy some as well.  Good luck πŸ™‚

Post # 7
7082 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

We grew our own lavender for the reception.  The only pain was transporting it for the 12 hour drive to the wedding site, but if you don’t have to contend with a long transport, things should go well!

Post # 8
581 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

Best wishes!!! Love the idea!!

Post # 9
523 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

you’re a brave girl! good job. hope this works out for you!!

Post # 10
2829 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m planning on doing this myself!

I’ll be planting some dhalia & day lilly bulbs as soon as the frost leaves the ground [darn zone 3!!] I’m hoping that they’ll establish nicely this year and be well producing next summer for our wedding.


Good luck!

Post # 11
404 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

That is the ultimate DIY- I love it and good luck. it will be a fun experience if nothing else. 

My dad offered to plant some flowers for my wedding, but have not taken him up on the offer.  That would involve me making a decision on my colors…which has not happened yet πŸ™‚

Post # 12
406 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think that’s fabulous.  I am thinking about putting in hydrangeas for next years wedding.  Just have a backup plan.  Best wishes.

Post # 13
11325 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

thats awesome! good work. πŸ™‚ 

Post # 14
7771 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I am growing my own too!  Just make sure you don’t start them too soon, I am growing callas, and my SMIL told me I might have started the bulbs too soon…  I think it is very sweet and romantic to grow your own!  Good luck, best wishes!

Post # 15
7975 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

My mom is growing our flowers πŸ™‚ 50flowers is also our backup plan. Yay!

I went out of my way to find flowers that are naturally in season where I live – did you too?

Post # 16
65 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

That’s what I’m doing too!  My Dad is like a compulsive gardener, and he offered to plant and grow all the flowers for the reception πŸ™‚

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