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Grow your own wedding


By drc726


Grow your own wedding:
Table settings Siali leaves for plates, ornamental gourds polished, painted or dyed used for decorations.
The wedding cake had crystallized rose and violet leaves with candied Angelica.
A Tussy Mussy bouquet from a single rose with lavender and pinks and fern was carried by the bride.
The drink for toasting was Elderflower champagne and for the breakfast an instant Rose wine and Dandelion wine and to follow Hawthorn brandy with crystallized mint leaves.
Lavender bags were hidden in the trousseau.
The bridesmaids carried posies of garden flowers and for the guests button holes of roses and ferns.
For the faint hearted maiden aunts Lavender and Rose waters.
Giant Jersey cabbage made a walking stick for grandad as he needed propping up after all that booze.
After all this the brides mother took a bath and used a back scrubber from her home grown Loofah.
The brides father who needed an insomnia cure was given a herb pillow.
Not forgetting the best man who had a hangover so a smoothie cure from the new wife’s apple orange and grape harvest. Lastly a pumpkins was used for a going away coach.

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Brilliant, what a natural wedding. I have made elderflower champagne, totally by mistake too, as I had bottled it before it had stopped fermenting properly and it was gorgeous.

4 Oct, 2009


I think you'd save a lot by having a wedding like that .. :o) I think I could do with a herb pillow sometimes too ... lol

5 Oct, 2009


Never tasted elderflower champagne. mmmmm. My kids and husband made some plum jam last week, though which was brandy!!! mmmm.

5 Oct, 2009


Brilliant stuff! I'll have to suggest that next time I'm asked for flower & decoration ideas for a wedding!! :~))

8 Oct, 2009

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