By Stacy Jespersen
Many brides ask themselves whether to order DIY Wedding blooms from a flower wholesaler or to use a dedicated florist for their weddings. Many online wholesale plants are available for the bride, with DIY projects capturing a growing segment of the wedding industry. Some brides are rolling up their sleeves and getting smarter about arranging their own wedding centrepieces and bouquets. Many would like to participate in their own manner of decorating their bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, centrepieces and other wedding adornments. Well, when we say 'do it yourself' (DIY, it encompasses much more than flowers. So brides across the nation are taking responsibility to solve this problem for themselves.
One of the concerns expressed in the choice of flower wholesalers is whether all the flower colors will be available. Fortunately, many online flower wholesale companies offer a diverse selection of bulk, fresh cut, and wedding flowers, greenery and foliage. Roses, orchids, garden roses, tulips, hydrangeas, stephanotis, calla lilies, and gerbera daisies represent some of the most popular varieties sold throughout the year to ensure availability for weddings year round. Even seasonal flowers such as tulips can be obtained throughout the year. When purchasing from an online flower wholesaler, be sure to ask whether all your flowers will be available for your wedding date.
The question arises why to buy wholesale flowers online? The answer to this question is very simple. You can go to a florist who will give you an estimate for a fixed amount, but in this case, you get to adjust your budget. And you get many options available to you such as wholesale flowers, wholesale roses, tropical plants and many more floral cultivars not normally available from a local shop.
Brides should also consider the investment required for the organisation of their wedding flowers. It isn't only putting the flowers in a vase... arranging flowers takes time and some skill. With a poor economy and recession on the map, and with the many details to consider when preparing a wedding, the bride can consider enlisting their mothers, bridesmaids, grandmothers and aunts to help organise the flower arrangements and bouquets for their wedding. In addition, many brides have resorted to organising activities with their local community college to arrange their wedding flowers. For those brides who do not have the time or resources to arrange DIY flowers, consider hiring a freelance florist. Even brick and mortar florists arrange the flowers at a discount, if the flowers are provided from a flower wholesaler.
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Stacy Jespersen is a wedding flower expert at Flowers Unlimited and writes regularly for The Sentinel Sun, The Chronicle Express and Flowers Today.