Tips for Garden Weddings
Planning a wedding can be both fun and stressful.
Trying to have a theme, like a garden wedding,
can require extra work, but can also help make
your wedding unique and memorable. Remember that
keeping it simple but tasteful can go a long way
- there is no need to go overboard with a garden
The following are some easy-to-do and classy
tips for a garden wedding:
1.) Have garden-drinks on hand. Pitchers
of lemonade and iced tea are popular garden drinks.
Homemade sangria is a great inexpensive fun option
for those who drink alochol.
2.) Use a trellis covered in green ivy
vines to set the mood.
3.) Release butterflies, this is symbolic
and often a really nice touch at garden weddings.
4.) Set up a birdbath, as a garden decoration.
5.) Make your own wedding invitations
with pressed flowers on them.
6.) Fresh garden flowers should be used
as table centerpieces
7.) Use tiny little potted plants as wedding
8.) Hire a live band, the open air at
a garden wedding will help the sound carry.
9.) Set up something (mosquito zapper)
to deal with those pesky insects.
10.) If the garden is outside have a backup
location, or rent a tent canopy in the event the
weather is not what you hoped for.
11.) Use floating candles in any water
12.) Give seed packets as wedding favors.
13.) Use tiki torches to light garden
pathways for evening weddings.
14.) String white lights in trees and
shrubbery, this will create a romantic mood at
15.) Use scented citronella oil and candles
to keep the mosquito's from becoming pests.
Garden weddings are classy and elegant and often
much less expensive than more formal alternatives.
About the Author:
Maddison Hendrix is a long time gardner and shares
her knowledge in educational articles at Perennial
and Butterfly Gardens http://www.butterfly-gardens.com