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Wedding History Series - Part 3 - The Wedding Arrangements

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Wedding History Series - Part 3 - The Wedding Arrangements

For the final part in our Wedding History Series, we’re going to look at wedding flower arrangements. We’re talking ceremony flowers and table centrepieces. A huge part of the wedding florals, ceremony and reception flowers set the mood of the event and allow guests to feel that they are celebrating a very special occasion. Depending on the location, the installation of wedding flower arrangements varies but really, the sky’s the limit! The use of plants and flowers during ceremonies dates back to 3000 BC in Ancient Egypt. The early Egyptians were agricultural people and they often associated plants and flowers...

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Wedding History Series - Part 1 - The Bridal Bouquet

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Wedding History Series - Part 1 - The Bridal Bouquet

We love a wedding at Oleander, and as the season is well and truly upon us, we thought we’d give you a little bit of history on some of those well-known flower-related traditions.  Probably the most important part of the celebrations when it comes to flowers, is the bridal bouquet. Brides put a lot of thought into what style and type of flowers they want, but we’d like to bet that not many brides spend any time thinking about why they’re carrying a bouquet in the first place! Dating back to ancient Rome, bouquets of herbs, grains and spices were...

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Industry Friends

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Industry Friends

Oleander Floral Design is proudly a preferred partner of Old Mill Toronto. Over the years, we have built relationships with some of the area’s best wedding and event specialists. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful venue, planning and coordination services, photography, dancing the night away to fabulous music or mouthwatering tasty treats, we can recommend a list of trusted professionals that you can rely on, to make your event a unique and memorable occasion. OLD MILL TORONTO The casual elegance and timeless style of Old Mill Toronto is unparalleled, making it an unrivaled venue for your special wedding day. Have the day of...

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Wedding and Corporate Venues

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Wedding and Corporate Venues

Our shop is located in the west end of Toronto and is a stone’s throw away from absolutely gorgeous golf clubs. If you are looking for a venue for a wedding, corporate event, or party, check out the following locations.Islington Golf club is an oasis in the heart of Etobicoke. Their gorgeous patio overlooks the golf greens, gardens and the Mimico creek. With a newly renovated clubhouse, Islington Golf Club is the perfect location for nuptials, cocktails or for a corporate gathering. http://islingtongolfclub.com/HomeLambton Golf and Country Club is another west end gem in the heart of the city and perfect...

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