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The Greenhouse

on Strawberry Lane

Somerset, Nova Scotia

 

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Welcome to The Greenhouse

We built this space as a sanctuary to experience the peace that comes with the beauty and wonder of nature. The Greenhouse is situated in Somerset, Nova Scotia, on the back acre of our private residence. Placed amongst our flower gardens, lovely forest behind, and overlooking grazing horses in their pastures. You’ll only hear the sounds of birds singing and bees buzzing. It is our most favourite and peaceful place to be. We’re so excited to share it with you! 

You're invited to use the space for:

✿ Photography: Families, boudoir, branding shoots and more, we welcome all kinds of photography.
✿ Small workshops/retreats
✿ Filming/ Content creation

✿ Intimate Baby Showers, Bridal Showers
✿ Intimate birthday celebrations
✿ Private date nights
✿ Intimate Wedding Ceremonies - contact us for more information and rates!
✿ Have another idea? We would love to hear about it!


Max Occupancy for small events: 25
Max Occupancy for Weddings: 50

Booking Rates and Information:

Small Private Photography Booking Rates (25 people or under here at once): $85+hst per hour or $395+hst for 6 hrs. Additional hours past the 6 hr rate may be purchased at the rate of $85+hst per hour. Any time between 8AM-9PM. Oct - Dec hours are until 7PM) *Excludes wedding ceremonies

Larger Private Photography Booking Rates (25-50 people here at once): $150+hst per hour. *Excludes wedding ceremonies

Small events with under 15 people such as baby showers, bridal showers, workshops etc: $85+hst per hour *Excludes wedding ceremonies

Larger events with 15 - 25 guests EXCLUDING weddings: $150+hst per hour *Excludes wedding ceremonies

WEDDINGS: Please fill out the form below to request wedding details and package rates!


To secure a date and time, please fill out the form below with date(s) you have in mind, your reason for booking, and how many people will be here. Once availability is confirmed, you'll need to make a payment deposit. The deposit is non refundable but is transferable up to 7 days before your scheduled date.

What to expect at The Greenhouse:

What is included: The private use of the greenhouse and the surrounding forest, meadow and garden. The greenhouse is fully decorated and ready to enjoy, complete with lush greenery and string lights. The 16x20 foot structure can seat 18-24 individuals within the greenhouse. We have an antique table that can be adjusted to either 4, 5, 6, or 7 feet, with an eclectic mix of 12 antique chairs to match, should you desire to use them for a small gathering. If you need more than 12 chairs, you're welcome to bring your own to add to our mix! There is ample room for parking by the greenhouse.
 

What to expect seasonally: 

May: Decorated with vases of dried flowers, ferns, and other natural elements. Our tulip meadow beyond the greenhouse will be in full bloom from approximately May 5 - May 20, with over 700 tulips putting on a striking show, at their peak in mid May.

June - Sept: The greenhouse will be filled with a selection of lively plants and flowers, and the rows of flowers outside will hit their stride come August. We have rows of zinnias, cosmos, dahlias etc that are wonderful for photography! We will have sunflowers for part of September as well. 

Oct - Nov 11: As the frost comes, the tender plants in the greenhouse will be transferred out, and during the fall months we will decorate with dried flowers, vases of fall foliage, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, etc. 

Nov 11 - Dec: The greenhouse will be filled with natural forms of Christmas decor such as trees, evergreen garlands and wreaths with lots of holiday magic!

Jan - April: Closed

We are currently OFF GRID. This means we are without power on the property. However, we will have one portable washroom on site that includes a toilet, washing station and mirror. It is discreetly tucked into the trees and soft beige in color. You are welcome to rent a portable power source to bring if you'de like to!

 

OUR RULES

 ✿ By booking, you agree that you will not hold The Greenhouse and its owners liable for any injuries sustained to any person who arrives on the property. You and your guests enter the property at your own risk. Please note there are many natural elements and varieties of plant species, and there may be uneven ground. 

✿ You will be responsible for any plants/pots/windows etc. damaged during your time here.

✿ No open flames - candles, fire or smoking (includes e-cigarettes and vaporizers).

✿ Children must be closely supervised. Please do not pick the flowers. We need them there so future guests can enjoy them!

✿ Pets are permitted on leash. Pets must be closely supervised and must stay out of flower beds. Pets must be cleaned up after. Be aware that some flowers may be toxic to animals.

✿ If you want to pet the horses or take photos with them, please notify us ahead of time and the host will determine if this is possible.

✿ Please take all trash with you when you go, and leave the space exactly how you found it.

✿ Please arrive and depart on time as there may be bookings before and/or after you.

✿ Stop and smell the roses! 

We so appreciate your interest, and look forward to hearing from you!
Your hosts at The Greenhouse,
Kate, Cynthia & Wanda

Interested in Booking? Contact us:

We usually respond within 24 hours, please check your junk folders if you do not hear back!

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