Woman’s fury as bride sneaks into her garden and steals flowers for wedding

When planning a wedding, the costs can amount pretty quickly, so it's only natural you might want to try and save a bit of money here and there.

But there are of course limits to what a couple should do in order to keep their costs down.

Clearly, one bride-to-be didn't get the memo though, as she crossed several boundaries when it came to budgeting for her wedding bouquets and decorations for the reception.

The unnamed bride is said to have broken into her neighbour's garden and chopped off every single flower, including those from a £165 rare rose bush, to use on her big day.

The neighbour, a keen gardener was furious and confused when she discovered what had happened.

She revealed all in an Australian wedding shaming group on Facebook , reports Sun Online.

"I walked out into my yard on a Friday morning to find every single rose in my garden cut and my potted impatiens and petunias gone, pots and all," she wrote.

"Naturally, I was devastatd. My roses were butchered. Including my extremely rare Amelia Earhart hybrid tea that took me three years to track down."

The unknown woman goes on to reveal that she tried to file a police report, but there was little they could do.

Eventually, a friend told her that she had seen flowers, like the ones that had been taken, in the wedding photos of someone who lived close by to them both.

She showed her the photos, and the woman knew instantly that they were her plants.

"The tip off was the petunias and the impatiens in my very distinctive, white painted flower pots being used as centrepieces."

As well as the table decorations, she also noted that the bride and bridesmaids had her pink, white and yellow hybrid roses in their bouquets.

She knew they had to be hers, as she's "the only person in the region that grows them".

She added: "This bride apparently passed my house and saw my bloomed up garden and went out in the cover of darkness a couple of days before the wedding and cut all of my roses and took pots to use for her wedding."

After discovering where her flowers had ended up, the gardener tried again to get the police involved, but despite losing the £165 rare rose bush, the bride got off lightly with a mere £27 fine.

"She got a $50 fine. A FINE. That rose cost $300 and had to be shipped from across the country. She butchered the plant so badly it STILL hasn't fully recovered."

And it gets worse, when she finally confronted the bride, she showed no remorse for her actions.

"The only words she ever spoke to me were 'They're just flowers. I needed flowers for my wedding and you have a whole yard full."

People in the group were sympathetic to the woman.

One said: "Some people are absolutely vile. Who in their actual right mind thinks doing something like that is ok?"

Another added: "You need to file a civil lawsuit. Sue her to kingdom come!"

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