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Kylie and Steve late October wedding.

With the 29th of October being a significant date for Kylie and Steve, they were set on holding their wedding on this date even though it was a Thursday. They only wanted a small wedding of around 20 close family and friends so figured that a weekday wedding would be lovely! They both thought the…

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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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Why decorating the aisle will bring that finishing touch to your wedding ceremony.

Although decorating the aisle may be an option you have not thought about, it is important to remember that along with the arch decorations it will be one of the most photographed areas on the day. From when guests first arrive, to your grand entrance and walk down the aisle, to you and your partner…

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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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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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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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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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