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Spring Flower Guide

The driving principles are much the same as the organic-sustainable-local movement in food. Instead of shipping flowers thousands of miles after they've been produced using harmful chemicals (and often unethical labor practices), why not focus on flowers grown as close to home as possible without pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers, with acceptance of seasonality. Buying flowers in season is also cheaper.

Ranunculus, bloom spring through the early summer

ranunculus and garden roses

Romantic Modern Wedding at Studio 450 | Snippet & Ink

May: Best floral pick: Hyacinth Complement them with: Green pitt

April: Best floral pick: Pastel-hued tulips Complement them with: Lily grass

March: Best floral pick: Flowering branches such as Kwanzan Cherry. These striking, delicate branches are the ideal choice for an unconventional March bride and they need few accoutrements — just bundle them together and fasten with a bouquet wrap material that suits the rest of your wedding decor

Contemporary tulip and rose centerpiece

trendsetting wedding | contemporary inspiration » Centerpieces

The perfect peony bouquet

May ivory and white pomanders (with hydrangeas, roses and peonies)

A May centerpiece of hydrangeas, peonies, and queen anne's lace

Arrangement of jonquils (daffodils), amaryllis, anemones, lilacs, hellebore, and speckled foliage

This centerpiece features sahara roses, scabiosa, stock, larkspur, snapdragons, and green geranium foliage

Garden-inspired centerpiece « Bollea – Floral Design Gallery

Stock Flowers bloom on cooler spring days to winter, before frost (plants grow into the flowering stage during the months when temperatures remain above 35 degrees at night but below 85 degrees during the day.

Stock Giant Perfection Mix Seeds at Suttons Seeds

Jacobs Ladder (Polemonium reptans) blooms late spring to early summer (April to June)