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A Different Kind of Flower Shop

Stephanie's specializes in the creative, chic and unusual. Floral designs range from classic elegance to funky and over the top! Stephanie incorporates herbs, berries, fruits, feathers and ribbons. Containers are frequently vintage finds, teapots, and crystal compotes.

Weddings are a specialty, and no affair is too large or small. Weddings can be done in the entire Mid Atlantic area. Delivery in the Poolesville area, including Barnesville, Dickerson and Beallsville is free, and for a small charge delivery can be made to all parts of Montgomery and Frederick Counties, MD and most of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC.

We Do Fabulous Weddings for All Budgets!

“No winter lasts forever, no spring skips its turn.” -Hal Borland

Ya, hear that Maryland?

Spring has finally showed its pretty face🌱 It’s that time of the year where the only necessary barrier between the outside and your home is a screen door. The once bare trees are speckled with newborn buds and the world around us is becoming vibrantly alive again. Having a bad day? Step outside and inhale that sweet fresh air into your lungs – and if that doesn’t help? Swing by Stephanie’s shop and her most loyal customers (pictured below) along with a bunch of locally grown flowers should do the trick 🌞

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Stay up to date with everything Stephanie has to offer, from her workshops to the latest delivery of stunning flowers to her shop via Facebook – & of course give us a ring; we at Stephanie’s Secret Garden love making someone’s day that much more special with a bouquet or arrangement of fresh flowers ❀ Happy Spring to all my fellow flower children!

Next Workshop ↬ Stay tuned, but in the mean time stop by to say ‘hi’ to Stephanie’s most loyal [and cutest] customers 🐶

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Our Shepard mix, “Laddie”, & his smallish Shitzu friend, “Flower” 💜

P.S. Remember, you can always reserve a private flower workshop for a birthday, anniversary, reunion or just because you’re feeling whimsical🍃

“I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.” -Robert Browning

Recently we did a styled shoot at the lovely ‘Aix La Chapelle Farm’ venue in Poolesville, MD ➴
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“Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.” – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Follow this link to a recent wedding of the beautiful couple, Amy & Jeff, flowers by Stephanie and moments captured by the talented Nicole Barr at Congressional Country Club ➳ http://nicolebarrphotography.com/amy-jeff-congressional-country-club-bethesda-md/

Thank you, Washingtonian Magazine and yet again Wedding Wire… Stephanie’s Secret Garden Flower Shop started on a dream in a wee shop hidden within a plaza in the rural town of Poolesville; because of all her amazing & loyal flower people, Wedding Wire awarded Stephanie (yet again!) the ‘WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award of 2017′ – and if that was not enough Stephanie was featured in the Washingtonian for ‘The 16 Coolest Washington Weddings of 2016′ and her flowers were also featured in an article on the beautiful wedding of Nancy Bell & Jesse Vasquez!

Link to full article in the Washingtonian ➳ https://www.washingtonian.com/2016/12/14/the-16-coolest-washington-weddings-of-2016/

Link to the full article on Nancy’s and Jesse’s Wedding ➳ https://www.washingtonian.com/2016/12/05/texas-boho-flair-colorful-alexandria-restaurant-wedding/

Past Flower, Succulent & Green Workshops with Stephanie ✾

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Photo captured by the very talented ➳ Terri Carbaugh Pitts

All of the past workshops have been a beautiful success! We thank you all again so much for joining us and unleashing your inner flower child with Stephanie ~ Stay tuned via Facebook for any upcoming workshops!

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The latest workshop we hosted 🌷 A flower fairy birthday celebration workshop!

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Green on green on green! Some finished pieces from Stephanie’s succulent workshop ~

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◐Pictured is the lovely Dawn Dolan◑

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{Stephanie’s daughter, Samantha, wearing a wedding flower crown}

Lovely candids captured during one of the flower crown workshops ● PC: Terri Carbaugh Pitts
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Caitlyn, Morgan & Kim delicately wrapping their flower crown foundation with ribbon
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Stephanie’s daughter, Jessica, helping Sarah with her whimsical crown
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Absolutely stunning from all angles~
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Lovely group of ladies flower crowns & all ~

“A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in – what more could [we] ask? A few flowers at [our] feet and above [us] the stars.” 🌿 Victor Hugo

Stephanie creates naturally exquisite bouquets and arrangements that will show you the absolute meaning of: “let the beauty of what you love, be what you do” ~Rumi

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“A flower cannot blossom without sunshine and man cannot live without love.” – Max Muller

Our Weddings are Always Beautiful.. Our Bridal Consultations are always complimentary. Please ask us about our “brides on a budget” option…leave the bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres to us and we’ll help you to design and arrange your own unique reception flowers. Get together with your bridesmaids for a wedding flower party and learn the basics to create a beautiful wedding on a slim budget.

~ wee little update on only w e d d i n g delivery costs – Stephanie will always honor the ‘no charge delivery fee for the Poolesville area’ for miscellaneous flower arrangements, but for weddings (all locations included) there will a l w a y s be a delivery cost – sorry for any confusion or inconvenience, we hope you understand fellow flower friends ~

Time is flying by & wedding season is now upon us! Here are a few lovely photos from one of Stephanie’s past weddings ↬

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◈ Photos captured by the talented, ‘Mathy Shoots People’ ◈

Enjoy more lovely photos from another beautiful wedding earlier this year by Stephanie ~
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◩ Above photos were captured by Amanda Summers Photography ◪

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Bridal bouquet at a lovely spring wedding at Little Seneca Lodge ~

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Lovely Autumn wedding at the beautiful Comus Inn

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Cala Lilies make beautiful, yet simple bridal bouquets

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Rustic ‘Country Chic’ Wedding at Comus Inn

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Church door decor!

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Breathtaking wedding at the Comus Inn – Photo Credit goes to the talented Michelle Vantine Photography

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Such a fun and lovely wedding at Rocklands Farm!

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“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow” Vincent van Gogh

Stephanie & her “flower friends” (some would call them employees) might say they “would rather wear flowers in their hair, than diamonds around their neck” which Wedding Wire obviously recognizes and truly appreciates:




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Please, like us on Facebook @ ‘Stephanie’s Secret Garden Flower Shop’ & feel free to follow Stephanie on Instagram at ’stephsecgard’↯

Simon Mainwaring believes that “social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community.”
With that said, enjoy some lovely flower posts from Stephanie’s Secret Garden Facebook and Instagram profile:

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“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana

As George Santayana stated, family truly is beautiful, therefore Stephanie is beyond lucky to have her son, Sidney, and her daughter, Jessica, joining her wedding business!

Sidney just started his very own flower farming business right outside Stephanie’s shop at Willow Pond Farm! His beautifully grown flowers will be sold in Stephanie’s shop for any of your special occasions 🌷
Feel free to follow him on Facebook at Gypsy Flower Farm and/or Instagram @gypsyrooted

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Jessica is a graduate of L’Acadamie de Cuisine & the most talented (yes, I may be bias) pastry chef around. She’ll be making every bride’s day special & beautiful not in flowers, but in wedding cakes ⤐ Contact Stephanie about customising your unique wedding cake! Please, feel free to follow Jessica on Instagram @_jessweets_ ↯

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“Photographing a cake can be art.” -Irving Penn

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The magical and one of a kind ~Unicorn Cake 🍰~

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