Weddings at Glendale Gardens, located in Spartanburg adjacent to the picturesque Glendale Shoals Preserve, is being introduced to the public as a new and affordable wedding venue option. The preserve is a 13-acre park with waterfalls, rivers, walking paths and a historic old mill, providing picturesque background choices for wedding photographs.
Eco-Style the Momentous Event It’s summer wedding planning season, and couples can save money and conserve natural resources by planning a simpler, more ecological event. Instead of hosting the reception at a pricey hotel or restaurant, consider moving the ceremony and reception to a serene location like a beach, park or nature center. Local park and recreation departments may collaborate on making arrangements at public facilities, and nominal fees help support their ongoing operations. A natural setting at an eco-conscious hotel is equally well suited to serving healthy, organic food from a local or on-site health food restaurant, caterer or specialty grocer. Here are some more tips.
How to Downsize “I Do” Footprints An eco-friendly wedding will not only strip it of energy-sucking extras, it’s also far less expensive. Minimize the occasion’s carbon footprint by taking a cue from these standout green wedding customs and traditions from other countries. Canada Rather than buy wrapped gifts, guests pay for each kiss from the bride or groom, and also pay for part of the honeymoon. China The bride and groom travel in one car to the ceremony.