How does green floral foam damage the environment?

Our company has been foam-free for several years, opting to use alternative, compostable mechanics instead. Green floral foam is a single-use plastic that breaks into micro plastics in the landfill, polluting our soil and water supply, which eventually ends up on our dinner plates after it has been injested by animals in the water and [...]

How much should we expect to budget for flowers?

Costs are dependent on the vision, location, and other logistical demands to successfully install your wedding flowers. Generally, a couple can expect to spend a minimum of 12-15% (or more) of their total wedding budget on flowers. On average, most of our clients with regular floral needs (no tall centerpieces, huge guest counts, or major [...]

When Should I Book a Florist

Fall is the most popular time of year for weddings, so the earlier you book (especially during October) the better. Larger weddings with lots of floral details require 6-12 months advance booking; smaller weddings can book later. We can rush to plan your wedding flowers (emergencies happen!), but generally we like to book a minimum [...]

What should I expect at the consultation?

Prior to your appointment you will receive a brief questionnaire about your wedding/event needs.  If time allows, please e-mail the completed form at least a few days before the consultation, along with any photos or inspiration pictures that illustrate the style you think you would like to incorporate into the overall designs. You should plan [...]

Who should I bring with me to my consultations?

It is our experience that bringing too many people to the consultation tends to be unproductive. Too many individuals all giving you friendly advice can cause undue stress and confusion. Laughing Earth Flowers recommends that you bring only one other person, especially the person responsible for paying for the flowers so they have a good [...]

Do you charge for consultations?

We don't charge for basic consultations. Generally speaking this includes one meeting in the months before the wedding/event and possibly one follow-up meeting closer to the event date. However, while we almost never do this, Laughing Earth Flowers does reserve the right to charge for additional consultations resulting from any major changes from the initial [...]

Can I pay in installments?

Yes, we will be happy to create a schedule for payments (limit 4). We require for your invoice to be paid in full a minimum of 30 days in advance of your event date.

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