Choosing your Wedding Colors

Your wedding color scheme will have a huge effect on the mood and vibe of your wedding. Color can read hot or cool, exciting or calm, trendy or traditional, and more. At Garden by the Gate, color is one of the most important aspects of your floral designs. We are happy to help you refine … Continue Reading

Wedding Season is Back!

I’m so excited that brides can start planning and having wedding celebrations again! Beginning in July, wedding ceremonies and receptions are allowed to host up to 300 people. There are still restrictions designed to minimize the spread of COVID 19, but gatherings will be happening again. Of the couples that Garden by the Gate Floral … Continue Reading

Will Covid-19 Affect Your Wedding Plans?

Due to the coronavirus (covid-19) crisis, as of today, March 17, 2020, all consultations will be held via phone or teleconferencing.

A Conservatory Wedding at Gervasi Vineyard

Dana and Andrew planned an intimate ceremony in the Conservatory at Gervasi Vineyard followed by a wedding dinner in the wine cellar at the Gervasi Bistro. Dana planned her whole wedding long-distance so she trusted Garden by the Gate to understand her vision. When we finally met on her wedding day I felt like I’d … Continue Reading

How Much Should You Spend on Wedding Flowers?

Is there a budget that you’d like to stay within? That’s the question asked on every episode of Say Yes to the Dress and it’s also a question that your florist will ask you. Many couples will say that they don’t know what their budget is. This is not because their budget is unlimited, but … Continue Reading

Keeping Up with the Latest Wedding Floral Design Trends

Hi, everyone! I’m super excited to share some news with all of you! I’m going back to school, flower school that is! As owner and lead designer at Garden by the Gate Floral Design, I am committed to offering the highest quality, on-trend floral design possible. To keep up with current floral design trends and … Continue Reading

Tropicals are Trending for Weddings

For 2019 Weddings, one big trend we see is the use of tropical flowers and foliages. Since they come in almost any color, tropical flowers can be included with any color scheme. Weddings using tropical flowers do not necessarily have an island feel or rainforest vibe; tropicals can be used in tandem with many kinds … Continue Reading

Gorgeous Golf Club Wedding

Everyone had a blast at this May 2018 outdoor wedding at Sable Creek Golf Course in Hartville, near Canton & Akron, Ohio. Can you tell it rained all day and all night? Well, it stopped raining just long enough for the wedding ceremony and for Livigni Photography to grab these great shots of all the … Continue Reading

Vintage, yet Trendy Wedding Flowers

Ally and Brodie are just the sweetest couple and their wedding at the family property in Millersburg, Ohio, was truly swoon-worthy. From the bride’s long-sleeved dress in horizontal patterned lace to the use of succulents throughout, every detail was carefully thought out. The painterly skies that threatened rain only added to the drama as you … Continue Reading

Wedding Flowers in Pantone’s Color of the Year Ultra Violet

The year 2018 had just begun and Kalynn and Quinn chose UltraViolet as their color scheme for their February wedding at Cleveland’s Nautica complex, Window on the Rivers. Working with their color scheme, the Garden by the Gate created centerpieces with the most gorgeous purple hydrangeas, supplied by Canton Wholesale Floral, as the focal flower. … Continue Reading