Top 5 Planning Tools for a Wedding or Event

When organising and planning the flowers for an event or wedding, it can be overwhelming with not only deciding on the type of flowers, the quantities you wish you use, but also with everything else on your list! So, Triangle Nursery have provided you with FREE online resources to help you plan for your event or wedding flowers to make sure your planning is as stress-free as possible!

1- Flower Suggestions for Themes

Organising flowers for a wedding, or event can be a daunting task! Prices change on a daily basis, flowers come in and out of season, matching different varieties together, blending colours and shades, choosing different grades, deciding on which stem lengths and sizes of flower heads are suitable, staying within your budget and how many of each you need to buy!

Our Flower Themes is the perfect place to start organising for our floral event. Below, are just some of the themes we have on the website.

Types of Themes

All the themes have suggestions of flowers that would compliment the theme perfectly. Below is an example of just a sneak peak of the flower suggestions in the ‘Gothic‘ category.

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2- Flower Guides

What are Flower Guides? Triangle Nursery have comprehensive, detailed flower guides on the website to help you plan for you event; the guides identify mainstream and less common varieties to useful advice related to conditioning and seasonal availability, these guides will help you plan and make the most of your wholesale flowers.

Most Viewed Flower Guides include: Peonies, Roses, Hydrangeas and Orchids.

3- Stem Calculator

Hands up, who loves a spreadsheet? Now, a spreadsheet is the perfect tool to use when planning for an event, whether you are using it for your flowers, creating a suppliers list, keeping to budget or refining your guest list.

Triangle Nursery have created the ‘Stem Calculator,’ a FREE online tool that can helps you work out your flower quantities. It not only works out how many stems per arrangement but provides you with a total to help you with your final order.

Wedding Calculator

When you download the spreadsheet, the fields that are filled in are there as just as example. Download and find the instructions on here.

4- Get an Estimate

Before you start any wedding planning you need a clear idea of your wedding budget, how much you need to spend on venue, catering, dresses, flowers, the list really does go on! After the shocking revelation the other week, that on average a couple can spend approximately £27,000 on a wedding nowadays – you certainly need to save the pennies where you can!

Triangle Nursery have a fantastic tool on their website, ‘Get an Estimate’ allowing you to get an estimate of the availability, seasonality and price of the flowers at the time of your event.

Let me show you how it works… You can either complete the estimate in 2 different ways. Firstly, if you have done your research and know exactly what you would like for your flowers for your event or wedding, simply visit the page and type into the ‘search’ the flowers you desire (as shown below). 

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or alternatively, if you are unsure what you would like, visit the ‘Themes’ or ‘Fresh Flowers’ tab at the top of the page. Find a category, for instance ‘Roses’ – find the product and simply, click on the ‘Add to Estimate’ button (orange). 

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This will be added to ‘Your Estimate’ in the top right hand corner. Once you have completed your estimate, click on ‘Your Estimate‘ and fill in your contact details including Name, Email Address, Telephone Number, Date of Event and Questions. 

5- How to and Demonstration Videos

Triangle Nursery have a series of videos on How to and Demonstrations of Flower Arrangements for weddings, events and for fun with the family!

Click here to find.

 

For further advice on flowers for an upcoming event or wedding, contact the office on 01394 385 832 or email info@trianglenursery.co.uk!

Thank you for reading this article on the planning tools for weddings + events. If you have any thoughts on the article, feedback or share any relevant content. We would love to hear from you!

Laura 

Triangle Nursery Ltd

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