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Unique Wedding flowers using natural elements.

Whilst most brides still wish to carry a bouquet, finding something that is unusual and unique is not that easy. Adding some unexpected natural elements such as a twisted branch, plump winter buds, seed pods and lichen-covered twigs can add that unique touch to your wedding florals. These elements are usually referred to as ‘air…

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A few tips to ensure everyone gets to your wedding on time.

A few tips to ensure everyone gets to your wedding on time. One of the biggest worries for the bride groom on their wedding day is making sure guests arrive for the ceremony on time. Often there is a time frame for things to happen, that has been organised well in advance and for specific…

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Oliva + Sam – A glorious early spring Sperry Tent wedding.

I think from the moment they walked through the property they could see the property had potential and were convinced that The Secret Garden was the perfect venue where they could bring together the wedding day, they had both envisaged. When Olivia and Sam first came to The Secret Garden, they had a firm idea…

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Beautiful spring wedding for Guy and Nicole.

When Nicole and guy first visited the Secret Garden, the date they wanted, was not available so after some discussion with their bridal party and family, they settled on a mid-week morning wedding. The couple were looking for an intimate space in which to exchange their vows in front of close family and friends and…

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How to drape a tree with fabric for a stunning outdoor ceremony.

Fabric draping in a tree is a simple alternative to the modern wedding arch. It creates a simple but elegant look and is something different to the usual floral wedding arch for your garden wedding ceremony. Fabric draping in a tree is a simple cost-effective idea that gives a focal point to your ceremony whilst…

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Why a wedding arch/arbour is important.

The wedding ceremony is the most important part of your wedding day. It is where you publicly proclaim your commitment to each other – it is why we have weddings. Such a significant moment needs to have a focal point and in an outdoor wedding there is nothing that will anchor the space more than…

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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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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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Put a little sunshine into your wedding day-Using daffodils as wedding florals.

I have a bit of a thing about daffodils. I think they are one of the happiest flowers there is and the fact that they flower at the end of winter and herald the start of spring makes them a must-have in any cool climate garden. Here at The Secret Garden we grow thousands of…

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A practical guide on how to organise after ceremony drinks and nibbles.

At nearly every wedding I have been to there has been a gap between the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception. This is the time when the Bridal party and family go off and get their photos done. This can be anywhere between 90 mins and 2 hours. So, with that kind of time in…

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