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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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How to reduce the cost of flowers for your wedding.

Wedding florals are usually one of, if not the most, expensive parts of a wedding. You will need flowers for the bridal party, for extended family members (such as mother/grandmother of the bride for the mother of the bride and groom), florals on arbors or in churches and for the reception. There are several sites…

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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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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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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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Why have a DIY Wedding

At The Secret Garden, we are seeing a lot of brides who are coming to us wanting to have a completely DIY Wedding. From florals to decorations, catering and bonbonniere, brides want to be in control of and create the whole experience themselves. DIY certainly allows you to achieve the wedding you want and here…

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Why have your wedding in winter in the Southern Highlands?

Winter in the Southern Highlands is one of the most spectacular times of the year, and for good reason. Brilliant bright sunny days and stunning sunsets, the feeling of the crisp winter air on your face and beautiful flowers that are only available at this time of the year, it all comes together to create…

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The joys of the humble Jonquil.

Jonquils are a very old-fashioned plant and once were found in every  backyard. They are somewhat out of fashion, both as a garden plant and a cut flower, at the moment, I can only assume because they are such a common plant. Which is such a shame as they grow in all areas of Australia…

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The Winter Bouquet.

Whilst you might think in the depths of winter there would be nothing to pick from the garden, here at The Secret garden we have flowers blooming all year. Take this wonderful little posy- made up of Jonquil- paperwhites, which flower from May through till August, mauve pincushion (Scabiosa caucasica) which are in flower most…

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Southern Highlands Local Flowers in January

Some of the best flowers in bloom in January in The Secret Garden. This time of the year there are lots of bright flowers in the garden, with many of the colours centered around pinks and whites. With the lush green foliage that the garden is known for and that is in abundance all year…

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