Does the Bride-to-be have a green thumb? If so, a Garden Shower is the way to go. New Zealand boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. You shouldn’t have a problem finding a suitable venue. No need to worry about the weather, a Schupepe marquee will keep your bridal party covered in case it rains. Listed below are some ideas for a garden-themed bridal shower.

  • Seed-Packet Invitations
  • Lavender Lemonade:
  • Herb-Infused Water
  • Herb centrepieces that double as favours or prizes
  • Bulb Favours: place bulbs in water in votive candleholders
  • Paper Lanterns with Fern Patterns
  • Napkins with seed packets tucked inside
  • Cucumber Roulades
  • Parfait Potting Station


  • Wonton Flower
  • Hummingbird Cupcakes
  • Edible Flower Biscuits/Cookies
  • Make your own Moss Cake – You can make a fake one by stacking round boxes on top of each other and gluing sheets of moss on top of them. Or you can make an edible Moss Cake found here:
  • D.I.Y. Flower Bar – You can provide each guest with their own vase with their name on it (in lieu of place-cards). Then you can have pails of fresh flowers for everyone to fill their vases
  • Play Games like Whiff the Herbs or Toss the Bouquet

There are limitless possibilities for your garden-themed bridal shower. Contact Schupepe to find out more about how our beautiful marquees can help keep your guests covered!