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Sustainable Wedding Flowers in the Southern Highlands

Local flowers and foliage are a perfect way to have a beautifully coordinated wedding, whilst being more sustainable and environmentally friendly at the same time. Sustainable weddings are a hot topic, and rightly so. The wedding industry produces a huge amount of waste, from single-use items to confetti that never quite breaks down and glitter…

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Emma & Ben’s Rainy Wedding Ceremony

We were thrilled to host the wedding of Emma + Ben in The Secret Garden in October. What started as a day with moody skies eventually turned to rain, but a bit of preparation meant that no matter what these two were going to get married outside – and that’s a good lesson to all.…

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Gorgeous spring blossom makes for a magical wedding day for Carly and Andrew.

Carly and Andrew came to look at The Secret Garden in the spring of 2017. They had seen pictures from a photoshoot that Kay, from Inspire love wedding and events, had done in the garden earlier in the year and had loved both the styling and location. Carly’s wish was to get married in a…

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How to make an amazing cheese tower wedding cake.

Photo by Thomas Stewart Photography www.thomasstewart.com.au  We have several family members who are not sweet eaters – strange, I know, but still a fact. So, when my daughter decided to get married there were long discussions about how to cater to them at the end of the meal, instead of dessert or cake. Of course, the…

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The Latest Wedding Floral Trends

I love flowers! I think I must have been a florist in a previous life or something as I love to grow them, pick and arrange them; and most importantly, I love to give them to people. You will always get a warm reception if you turn up at someone’s door with an arm full…

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A Spring Wedding in the Southern Highlands | Jodie + Josh

Josh and Jodie’s wedding ceremony was an extraordinarily beautifully afternoon full of friends, family and love. Their ceremony was held in late November, the sun was shining and the perfume of 100 blooms in full flower wafted through The Rose Lawn at The Secret Garden. Josh and Jodie first came to look at The Secret…

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Beth and James – A Romantic February Wedding in the Southern Highlands

  With the roses blooming and only three days after Valentine’s Day, Bethany and James had a very romantic wedding in The Secret Garden this February. The ceremony was held on The Rose Lawn, with drinks and canapés under The Wisteria Arbour and a full marquee reception on The Lake Lawn with an outdoor dance…

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The art of rose petal scattering.

Before opening my garden for weddings, I had never thought about how or why to scatter rose petals. However, with nearly 200 white roses on the property, in flower from early November till late April, I thought offering roses petals for confetti and to line an aisle would be a good idea. And it has…

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Tommi and Amy have an Early November Wedding

The Secret Garden were thrilled to welcome Amy and Tommi into the garden for their beautiful Southern Highlands wedding in early November. The couple chose The Secret Garden as their ceremony venue for the variety of garden spaces available and the fact that we had a wet weather option that still allowed an open, in…

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Why have a Southern Highlands Summer Wedding

Whilst spring seems to be the favourite season to get married, a summer wedding has a lot going for it and I thought I would share with you some of the reasons I consider this a wonderful season for your big day. THE WEATHER For those looking to have an outdoor wedding ceremony or even…

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