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Hottest 30 Garden Wedding Ideas for 2023

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Are you considering transforming your backyard into a wedding wonderland? As one of the most intimate and romantic spots to say ‘I do’, it is full of lush greenery and flowers and provides a relaxing and stunningly beautiful atmosphere for you and your guests to enjoy. Keep scrolling for your dreamy garden wedding inspiration.

Stunning Garden Wedding Decor Inspiration

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Creating an altar area is a very important aspect to a garden wedding as it provides direction and focus for your guests. Mother Nature is a huge help so remember to work WITH her when planning.

Lush Greenery Garden Wedding Arch Decor
Wedding Chicks

Welcome signs let your guests know they’ve found the right place and can be used as home decor after the wedding.

Chic Rustic Floral Garden Wedding Welcome Sign Idea
Taryn Baxter

Classic Chic Garden Wedding Welcome Sign Idea
Ruffled Blog

Incorporating greenery into and on everything is completely okay when working in a garden setting (and pretty much every other venue, too).

Cute Wife & Husband Chair Garland and Sign Ideas of Garden Wedding
Grey Likes Weddings

Your invitation will set the tone of what your guests should expect AND wear…these garden inspired invitations help drive the point home.

EWI Greenery Garden Wedding Invitations

EWI 420   &   EWI 419

The key to making a garden wedding work is to add touches of fresh floral and/or greenery to things that have been brought in for the wedding.  Obviously chairs aren’t normally set up row after row in the middle of the lawn, but touches of botanicals make it feel like they belong.

Rustic Greenery Garden Wedding Inspiration

Hydrangea Jar Garden Wedding Chair Decorations
A Lowcountry Wed

Romantic Garden Wedding Chair Decor with Wildflowers and Blue Ribbon

Stunning Iron Gate Escort Cards Decor Ideas

Elizabeth Anne Designs

Enchanting Blooming Garden Wedding Bridal Shoot

Hey Wedding Lady

If your garden is blessed to have an abundance of flowers, share them…in your bouquet, for decorations, and even your invitations make it feel like you hand picked them straight from the abundance that surrounds you.

Floral Foiled Garden Themed Wedding Invitations EWFI009


It’s okay to arrange seating a little differently when working in a garden.  Don’t feel like you have to have round table after round table for seating, besides, you may have to work around a tree or a pond to fit everyone in the area and it just adds to the appeal.

Intimate Garden Wedding Reception Inspiration
Snippet and Ink

Aesthetic Secret Garden Wedding Filled With Blowsy Blooms

Romantic Blush and Golds Rose Quartz Garden Wedding Dinner Settings
Burnetts Boards

Think outside the box when it comes to displaying items, whether it’s food or favors, creative displays just work in a garden setting.  Old trunks stacked on top of each other, beautiful desks, vanities…they all work and the fact that they are unexpected really adds to the charm.

Luscious Lilac and Greenery Garden Wedding Place Setting
Once Wed

Rustic Wedding Triangular Ladder Dessert Display
Junebug Weddings

Adding lighting is a must, not only for safety, but for ambiance.

Breathtaking String Lights Garden Wedding Reception Decor Ideas
Taryn Baxter

Fairy Wedding Backdrop With Lights Decoration
Burnetts Boards

Round balloons look like a celebration is underway and they are easy to spot.  Dress them up with some greenery and it will really make them feel like they belong.

White Balloons with Touches of Greenery Wedding Garland Decor Ideas
Style Me Pretty

With bouquets surrounding you in the garden, it’s a welcomed touch to think outside the box when it comes to wearing or carrying flowers and greenery.

Darling Floral Hoops for Colorful Garden Wedding Party
Green Wedding Shoes

Garden Wedding Cute Flower Girl with Fresh Flower Crown

Dressing up your cake adds to the relaxed garden vibe.  Make sure to work with your florist on these flowers though, as the florist can guarantee they are pesticide free and safe to use on the cake.

Rustic Whimsical Backyard Wedding Cake Decorated with Flowers Greenery and Berries

Amy Swann

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