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real wedding feature: felicia & tony

Tony and Felicia are one of the most fun couples we’ve ever worked with and it showed in every aspect of their DIY wedding. Let’s start with the wedding clothes that showed off their vibrant personalities and offbeat style. We cannot get over Felicia’s gorgeous non-traditional wedding gown. Felicia told us that she had two […]

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jewels of nature

When it comes to breath-taking beauty, nothing really compares to the beauties of nature. But jewelry comes in at a really close second! This week’s blog is a celebration of jewels AND nature. A little inspiration for those engagement and wedding ring set photos! (photo above by Danielle Taufer Photography). Mike and Julie’s ring set […]

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local pro spotlight: jessica haines

Spring is here in Florida, time for all things fresh! Like yummy custom cocktails! On today’s local pro spotlight we’re excited to feature Jessica Haines of Sol-Tree Cocktail Co.! Welcome, Jessica! Rockledge Gardens Weddings: Tell us about yourself! Where are you from? What makes you smile? Jessica Haines: If I told you everything that made […]

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real wedding feature: samantha & riley

Last year The Knot declared March 1st to be National Wedding Planning Day. Well, we are here for it and we couldn’t let this momentous occasion pass without giving a shout to our shining star, planned-her-own-wedding-like-a-boss bride, Samantha! Seriously, Samantha could give us all lessons on how to plan your own wedding down to the […]

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7 tips for your outdoor wedding

Getting married surrounded by the beauty of nature is something at the top of the wedding wish list for many couples. And for all the wonderful gifts Mother Nature gives us, we must be patient with her unpredictability. After all, she is the boss. To help you prepare for an awesome outdoor wedding we’ve pulled […]

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real wedding feature: ashley & cory

What happens when a fashion blogger plans her own wedding? Oh, only the most epically stylish fashion at a wedding you have ever seen. We’ve been running behind on the blog but are finally catching our breath enough to present a new real wedding feature. And we’re so excited it’s Ashley and Cory! Marketing Director […]

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local pro spotlight: afton johnson

It’s been a little while since we last featured one of our favorite wedding pros and we’re stoked to introduce you to the amazing woman behind Fern and Curl Designs, florist Afton Johnson! We caught up with her this week to learn all about her and her beautiful creations! Rockledge Gardens Weddings: You have a […]

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blast from the past: our first wedding

Although Rockledge Gardens has been a fixture in Brevard County as a plant nursery since 1962, we’ve only been a wedding venue since 2017 when we unveiled The Harry and Mary Witte Learning Center Pavilion and Gardens. But long before that, before the dream of becoming a place to say “I do” was even a […]

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13 Things You’ll Wish You Did At Your Wedding

We are constantly surprised and delighted by the creativity of our couples and the sweet touches they’ve brought to make their weddings unique to them. Today we’ve pulled together some of the cleverest wedding ideas we’ve seen executed here. Hopefully these will spark your imagination and get your creative juices flowing for your own wedding […]

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8 ways to de-stress before your wedding

One of the most common things we hear from couples we work with while planning their weddings is “I’ve never done this before!” Wait, what? You mean you don’t plan a formal day-long event involving food, drinks, and entertainment for 100+ of your nearest and dearest every week? Of course your don’t. Unless you’re a […]

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