Grow your own celebration flowers and save £££’s

Flowers are a big part of the wedding day but when you want bouquets, buttonholes and decorations, it can be costly.

As reported in the Metro, when Aimee and Tyler Morrison, both 25, started to plan their wedding, they decided to save money by growing their own – and they reckon they’ve saved around £1600 by doing so.

The couple, from Salisbury, grew poppies, dahlias, Cosmos, and sweetpeas, as well as plenty of wildflowers, including blue cornflowers.

They estimate they spent around £400 on seed trays, pots, compost, manure, flower food, a greenhouse, seeds and dahlia tubers to create everything they needed for their big day.

The couple added that their allotment will also continue to bloom for years to come.

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