Throughout this Brookside Gardens Wedding, Kendra and John were completely surrounded by stunning gardens. Located in Montgomery County, MD, it was convenient to guests from the DC and greater Baltimore area. The venue held their ceremony and reception beautifully.
Acres of gardens for wedding portraits
With 32 acres of cultivated gardens, we were certainly not at a loss for places to take wedding portraits. The gazebo over the pond was an excellent area for dramatic photos. The Japanese style garden gave us a very intimate and romantic space for portraits. My favorite area for Brookside Gardens wedding photos is in the Rose Garden. With these roses in bloom, the colors made for a magical backdrop to their wedding portraits.
Outdoor ceremony in the gardens
Kendra and John’s ceremony was held next to the Rose Garden. It was the perfect size for their wedding party and the pergola made for a serene background to their vows.
Reception at the South Terrace
A lovely outdoor reception area was easily accomplished on their South Terrace. It transformed into such a romantic scene at night with the strings of lights. As you can see in these photos, there was plenty of room for hours of dancing and enjoying time with your guests.
I have known Kendra for years from back when I worked at Camp Sonshine. I was so thrilled to see how great they are for each other. John balances out Kendra and he truly cares about her so much. You can tell in just the way he looks at her. They are so sweet together and I was so excited for their wedding day! Kendra and John, thank you so much for hiring me on your special day and your engagement session.
Venue – Brookside Gardens
Hair- Hair Cuttery
Makeup – Blue Mercury
Florist – Mother of the groom
DJ/Band – Debbie Bulles
Caterer – Stone Soup Catering
Dessert – Stone Soup (tequila cake) & Jenny Cakes (cupcakes)
Dress designer/bridal shop- David’s Bridal
Shoes – Toms
Jewelry- Kay Jewelers
Bridesmaids dress store – David’s Bridal
Mens Tux Store- Men’s Warehouse
Wedding Favors- Spring Fed Candles