Floral Bouquet – Garden DIY

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A flower garden is as important to me as a garden full of fresh vegetables.  Just two packets of seed, Zinnias and Sunflowers for $1.49 each.  After some love and care the seedlings become:  Summerlasting beauty.  An oasis for my honey bees and other creatures alike.  A colorful backdrop in the “Forest of Dill.”  A place that gives “cut-and-come-agains” a true meaning.  A garden for our gnomes to hide and our fairies to play!  A place my daughter wants to nurture.  A piece of living art I watch from germination till death.

I love my flower gardens and make sure to plant one every Spring.

 

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What’s your favorite flower to grow?  To buy or recieve?  Favorite floral scent?  Style of bouquet?  ….Rustic?  Romantic?  Nosegay?  Hand-tied?

Bizarre!!  They all came from a seedling.  Have you ever thought of planting a flower garden in the Springtime and watching it grow?

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If you’re having a wedding or event in mid-late summer this is the WAY. TO. GO. Growing your own bouquets 🙂

 

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A rogue patch of Zinnias. ❤

 

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Two varieties freshly cut. ^^

 

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A pair of honey bees at work on a Sunflower^^

And a grasshopper’s butt 😀

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Belle and I took two vases to the garden and cut enough flowers to fill one vase full of Sunflowers and one of Zinnias.

 

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I’m going to configure rustic bouquets for a party we’re having. 🙂

”Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers.  Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.”  – ❤

 

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Whenever I do this I buy filler flowers from the grocery store.  I spent $4.00 on a bouquet of Baby’s Breath.

 

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And $6.00 on a bouquet of Charmelia.  I chose charmelia because it lives in a vase for up to three weeks.  That’s 21 days people!!

 

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Bonus!  Grocery store flowers come with free flower food.  If you don’t have free flower food you can use a crushed aspirin instead.

 

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Start by filling your vases with water.

I’d say I’m eclectic in the decorating department.  For flower “vases” I used a rope handled jar, a milk glass, a slender vase, and a wide vase.

 

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Cut the baby’s breath stems to fit the size of your vases.

 

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Next do the same with the Charmelia.

Already lookin’ good!

 

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Then the Sunflowers.

 

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And lastly the Zinnias.

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The largest bouquet was the centerpiece of the charcuterie board.

Then I placed them around the house before the party.  Hi Guys!!! 😀

 

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A vase on an end table…

 

 

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One next to the Wine bar…

 

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And by the party game.

 

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I had extras so I made a 5th bouquet that wasn’t shown in my pictures.  It cost me $10 to decorate the party with fresh floral arrangements.

The best part is that my flower garden wasn’t phased a bit.

 

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Not a bit!…. still looks the same!  🙂

Floral Bouquets – Garden DIY

  • Fresh Cut Garden flowers
  • Baby’s Breath Bouquet (grocery)
  • Charmelia Bouquet (or similar in price from grocery)
  • Vases with water
  • Flower food or aspirin
  • Scissors

Assemble to your liking. 🙂 ❤ xoxo

Author: farmtotabletosoul

Hello, I'm so glad you're here! My name is Tara and I created this blog as a creative outlet for myself but also in hopes that I could inspire others like you. Please stick around and re-imagine your creative side. There's plenty of recipes and DIY ideas to check out if you're willing! _______________________________________________________________________________ About Me: I'm a 34 year old energetic wife and mother. I have a vivid imagination and bold sense of humor. I love to cook, bake and create. ☺️ - Tara

5 thoughts

  1. The flowers are so pretty and your pictures look amazing! I hope you don’t mind me asking what kind of camera you used for them?

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  2. Aww wow 😲 it takes amazing pictures! I think I’m going to start saving for one because it beats having to carry around those big heavy expensive ones 😫 thank you so much!

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