A garden wedding can be a glorious and magical affair which offers one of the most romantic locations in which to celebrate your big day.
Nature is the perfect wedding backdrop and can be sophisticated and elegant. Imagine your wedding ceremony is only minutes away from your reception.
Imagine a mid spring or early autumn day with the suns rays engulfing you with its warmth during a wedding ceremony by a pond or lake. As you exchange your vows, pair of ducks swim in to get a glimpse of the event. Everything seems to be in pairs. The birds overheard practically chirping “love is in the air”. After your ceremony you take a stroll around the lake hand in hand as your guest make their way to the marquee for cocktails. You rejoin your guests, after the stroll and for a lazy afternoon supper and drinks before your commence your life together in wedded bliss.
There are many garden wedding ideas suitable for a dreamy wedding ceremony and wedding reception. Some of these themed garden wedding ideas have been included.
You could choose a botanical garden as your location for your garden wedding with its sweeping lawns, private gardens and lush trees it is perfect for an intimate event or a larger celebration. The botanical garden is a unique environment for your ceremony, reception and wedding photography.
The Japanese garden is a perfect intimate setting for a wedding ceremony. With the beautiful lakes, peaceful waterfalls and serenity it is surely one of the most romantic locations for your wedding. Cross the pond to the other side to the teahouse or just enjoy the view from the bridge of this beautifully manicured garden. Japanese gardens are a suitable venue for weddings all year round.
An English garden can create a nostalgic, heavenly feeling which makes them a wonderful location for a wedding. The elements of the English gardens you need to consider are topiaries, roses, lavender, lilies of the valley, pansies, poppies and arches covered in blooms. Arches and gazebos are the ideal decor to use for the wedding ceremony. Also key the English gardens are picket fences or iron gates.
Any of the above gardens can be used as a theme for your backyard garden wedding. Backyard gardens are intimate and cosy locations for a wedding ceremony and reception. Set up a marquee or a tent for your guests along with an outside dance floor. Alternatively and afternoon wedding in the garden with cocktails and appetisers could be an elegant way to celebrate your special day.