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Pretty Floral Garden Wedding

Real Wedding Spotlight: Pretty floral arrangements combined with soft color hues created the most magical fairytale vibe for Leah & Spencer’s mid-September wedding day. Enchanting, whimsical, gorgeous...

12 Memorable Outdoor Wedding High-top Table Decor Suggestions

High-top tables - also known as cocktail tables - are the perfect addition to your outdoor wedding reception space for functionality and aesthetic purposes. Here at The Gardens of Castle Rock, we provide the high-top tables, you bring the pizazz! Here are some helpful tips for fashioning...

7 Ways to Guarantee Your Guests Have Fun on Your Wedding Day

Follow these simple tips to ensure every guest has a blast at your wedding day celebration. One of the questions we like to ask potential Gardens couples is, “On the Monday morning after your wedding, what would you like your guests to remember?” Hands down, the...

Wedding Day Hearth & Home ~ The Gardens Natural Stone Fireplace

Embrace tradition and symbolism on your wedding day by the fireplace hearth. Wedding days are full of traditions and symbols of deep meaning. The hearth can represent love, fertility, and life. In addition, it can symbolize home. So when it comes to a wedding day, nothing...

How to seamlessly use round tables at your wedding reception.

Incorporating round tables to create the perfect layout for your wedding reception. We all know how important it is to create a wedding day that is uniquely yours. Second to the wedding ceremony, the wedding reception has the greatest impact on the wedding day. One of...

Jill & Dominic’s Super Fun Summer Garden Wedding at The Gardens

Real Wedding Spotlight: The lighthearted ceremony, competitive lawn games and packed dance floor made for a super fun wedding day for Jill & Dominic. There is something about a warm sunny summer day that makes you smile, especially when that day is your wedding day. For...

Classic Elegant Wedding Ceremony Gate & Doors at The Gardens

Elevate the grand entrance of the bride with ceremony gate & doors for the awed admiration of the wedding guests. Crafted in classic traditional design, the Wedding Ceremony Gate & Doors have the ability to make time stand still. In those sweet moments as the bride...

Top 10 Wedding Unity Ceremony Ideas for 2022

Choose a unique unity ceremony that matches your relationship and is reflective of your personalities. Weddings are all about the union between two people.  The creation of an unbreakable bond that will endure forever.  While the ceremony vows say a lot, a unity ceremony can be...

Judy & William’s Art Deco Inspired Garden Wedding

Real Wedding Spotlight: An ethereal spring wedding full of delicate details and special moments. Weddings days can be planned in different timeframes. Some are put together quickly in a manner of weeks. Others, take years to get everything just right. There are even those weddings that...

Beautiful Wedding Head Table: The Rustic Refined™ ~ A Gardens Original

Make your wedding a one-of-a-kind event with a unique head table for your wedding reception. You’ve always dreamed of having a completely unique wedding reflective of who you are. If you’ve spent any time on The Gardens website or blogs, it’s clear that The Gardens is...

Stress-Free Outdoor Wedding: 8 Essential Tips to Manage Your Perfect Day

Planning an outdoor wedding is easy-peasy when you know these important tips. The grass between your bare feet. A gentle breeze carrying the fresh smell of spring. The rich golden hues of falling leaves. The warm long summer evenings spent catching up with friends. Whatever the...

Enchanting Outdoor Fall Wedding

Real Wedding Spotlight: A magical Minnesota fall outdoor wedding that combined natural autumn elements with soft romantic details. There is something so enchanting about a fall wedding in Minnesota and Becca & John’s outdoor fall wedding at The Gardens of Castle Rock was no exception. The...

The Lath House ~ The Most Unique Wedding Ceremony Location

Minnesota’s most unique ceremony site…decades in the making Considered the heart of The Gardens of Castle Rock, the Lath House has a long and storied history decades in the making.  In fact, the space’s uniqueness is incomparable to all other ceremony sites. The nursery began in 1926,...

Kaitlyn & Max’s Lovely Outdoor Summer Wedding at The Gardens

Real Wedding Spotlight: Kaitlyn & Max’s outdoor summer wedding was the perfect mixture of elegant touches and fun details creating a celebration that was uniquely theirs. Gorgeous flower arrangements line the ceremony aisle leading to the natural wood arch draped with a lovely white fabric and...

Wedding Reception Garden Pavilion

The Garden Pavilion’s unique time-honored craftsmanship provides a unique backdrop for your picture-perfect wedding day. What could be better than being gathered in a beautiful place with those you love celebrating the best day of your life? Not much, especially if that beautiful place is under...

Gorgeous Outdoor Wedding on the Grand Promenade

Real Wedding Spotlight: A picture perfect fairytale outdoor wedding with beautiful details Kris & Aaron’s early autumn wedding at The Gardens was an absolute jaw dropping stunner! From the crisp white draping amongst twinkling lights and sparkling chandeliers in the reception tent to the palette of...

The Gardens’ Story…..what makes it so special

A one-of-a-kind story where passion and purpose align to create an amazing outdoor wedding venue. Born into a family with a strong appreciation for the natural environment, Glenn Switzer, the owner of The Gardens of Castle Rock, has been on a lifelong journey to align his...

The Knot Best of Weddings – Hall of Fame

The Gardens of Castle Rock recognized as one of the best Minnesota wedding venues by The Knot.   The Gardens of Castle Rock is pleased to announce that we have been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame from The Knot, a leading wedding...