There may be lots of things you’ve learned throughout the process of planning your wedding; there are some fun and crazy things of which you may not be aware. Here are some curiously odd wedding facts to mull over while you’re making wedding plans.

1. Bridal Bouquet

The wedding bouquet wasn’t always a fresh, fragrant bunch of flowers. In ancient Greece and Rome, the bouquet was meant to ward off evil spirits with the inclusion of garlic, as well as provide the bride with the blessing of fertility by including grains and herbs. Another fun fact about bouquets comes from Poland, where it was popularly held that sprinkling the bouquet with sugar would sweeten the wedding day and the life of the couple thereafter.

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