A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Laura and Kostantis' wedding grove
Laura Shannon and Kostantis Kourmadias
16 September 2017

A grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands

After twelve years together, we have chosen to marry. Instead of gifts, we invite our friends and family to
plant a tree in our wedding grove as a collective legacy to future generations.

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And so shall the love of your marriage spread as roots into the Earth, both nourishing and nourished.

Donated by Anne Hilker & Jan Carnahan

16th April 2018

Herzlichen Glückwunsch - möge eure Verbindung euch aneinander wachsen lassen wie zwei Bäume... Alle gute Wünsche für Wachsen und Gedeihen in Schönheit! Martina

Donated by Martina Donath

22nd February 2018

Laura and Kostantis - with love, thanks, and heartfelt good wishes for your continued journey together. Gillian and Andrew

Donated by Gillian Paschkes-Bell and Andrew Rivett

25th January 2018

Belle suite de Vie à votre merveilleux duo! Vive les Mariés! Warmly congratulations! Lots of dancing love

Donated by Christophe, Anya and Gladys from Switzerland

23rd January 2018

May your connection be blessed and bear the fruit of life! As it does in this planting project and in your music, filling souls and feet with joy. Be each others shelter, as the trees are shelters.

Donated by Amaité

21st January 2018

Donated by Jean Ando

20th January 2018

Love to both of you from your American/Finnish family! We're planting four trees for us and two more for Mom and Dad.

Donated by Leslie, Ismo, Otso and Ahti

19th January 2018

What a wonderful wild idea! Much love and blessings Joan & Robin

Donated by Joan Wilmot and Robin Shohet

31st December 2017

Laura and Kostantis, blessings on your life journey together and on this grove of trees!

Donated by Betsy Nuse & Gillian Sanderson

11th December 2017

May Your love grow like the trees in this lovely grove: Deep-rooted in the heart of Mother Earth and growing upwards continously to the infinite skies! Congratulations from our deepest hearts!

Donated by Viktoria & Thomas

7th December 2017

Von Herzen wünsch ich Euch beiden viel Humor und Lebensfreude und über allem Gottes Segen. Möge die stete Lebenskraft durch Euch fliessen, Euch erfüllen und die gepflanzten Bäume zum Erblühen bringen.

Donated by Esther Nabholz

27th November 2017

I wish you a blessed harvest of all good things possible and even impossible, and at the end of each day may Love always bring you back home to each other.

Donated by Molly Rose

25th November 2017

Congratulations on your joyful wedding to you both. We send you Blessings on your continuing ongoing journey with much love from us both Lynne and Ros xxx

Donated by Lynne And Ros

14th November 2017

I celebrate both of you and your marriage!

Donated by Emily Jarrett Hughes

6th November 2017

Blessings on you and the Sacred Grove. What a wonderful idea to plant trees, they'll be dancing in the wind and providing shelter for so much wild life! With much love, light and laughter!

Donated by martine winnington

6th November 2017

Here's to the future forest. May the wind in its branches sing of you.

Donated by Erik Bendix & Meredith Balgley

6th November 2017

As Kate Wolf sings, “Give yourself to love, if love is what you’re after, open up your hearts to the tears and laughter and give yourself to love.”

Donated by Sheryl Ackerman & Pauline Bélanger

6th November 2017

May you always be each other's Best Friends xxx

Donated by Debby Flavel

4th November 2017

I bless you both from my heart and wish you joy, happiness and dancing love for your journey together.

Donated by Angela Lockwood

4th November 2017

To Laura and Kostantis, with every good wish for your future happiness and wishing you peace, joy, hope and love. Yours in Kindness and Friendship, Shoshanna xxx

Donated by Shoshanna Palmer

4th November 2017

Trees of Life for your eternal love. Xx

Donated by Heleen and Ingeborg

29th October 2017

Lots of love to you, in connection to Findhorn and Greece. May your life be blessed. Liane

Donated by Liane Borsdorf

18th October 2017

Katherine Pierpoint donationBless you both, bless your marriage, and all your projects.

Donated by Katherine Pierpoint

27th September 2017

May your love grow like a strong tree with a mighty crown and with happy singing and dancing birds in it!

Donated by Hanna & Joachim Hohensinn

27th September 2017

27th September 2017

Wishing you a long and happy marriage and honouring the earth. Love xx

Donated by Laura Acebes García

25th September 2017

Wishing you a beautiful, blessed, fulfilling marriage and partnership.

Donated by Johanna A-L

22nd September 2017

May this grove outlive you both by hundreds of years!!! Many blessings,

Donated by Philippe Sibaud

22nd September 2017

May your love be ever strong as the trees in this forrest.

Donated by Monika Klinger

21st September 2017

warm congratulations , you've done it!

Donated by Beatrix Descamps

15th September 2017

Blessings for you both wonderful beings and for our wonderful mother earth.

Donated by Arunga

12th September 2017

1 tree for Laura, 1 for Kostantis, 1 for your marriage and 1 each for your Sacred gifts of music and dance. With lots of love for a wonderful wedding day and a rich fulfilling life together x x x

Donated by Joanna L

11th September 2017

Love and blessings to you both - and to your wedding grove.

Donated by Janet and Mary Lou

11th September 2017

Blessings to you both, and your marriage.

Donated by Karin Männer

11th September 2017

May the trees planted for you bring you fresh air, blessings from the wind and guidance by the spirit of the trees.

Donated by Beate Frey

8th September 2017

Wishing you both lots of love, music, dances and happiness!

Donated by Graciete Teixeira

8th September 2017

Blessings to you both, and your marriage.

Donated by Guy Riggs

7th September 2017

Wishing you - and the trees - a lifetime of happiness together!

Donated by Caroline and Frank Kennedy

30th August 2017

One tree for Laura, one for Konstnatic and one for the lovable and lasting connection!

Donated by Declan Kennedy

25th August 2017

In celebration of our wedding!

Donated by Laura Shannon and Kostantis Kourmadias

14th August 2017

After twelve years together, we have chosen to marry. Instead of gifts, we invite our friends and family to plant a tree in our wedding grove. In part, we were brought together by our shared love of trees, so it is natural to wish to regenerate a forest on the occasion of our wedding. Particularly as we have not had children together, we hope this forest can be our creative legacy – along with music and dance – to future generations. We are also aware that both Scotland and Greece have suffered from deforestation in past centuries, when trees were felled in large numbers in order to make ships – including those that carried our migrating ancestors from their respective homelands. We see the movement towards regenerating the Earth's forests as another kind of boat, or ark, in which all of humanity can collectively sail towards a sustainable future. Thank you for contributing trees to our grove.

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The trees in this grove will be carefully planted in protected sites in the Scottish Highlands where they will create homes for wildlife and forests for the future.

Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Laura Shannon and Kostantis Kourmadias grove
Trees in this grove: 185

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