Garden Party Tips for your Summer Party

July 28, 2021 5:32 am

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Summer is the perfect time to throw an outdoor party – not only is is safer from a health perspective in the current climate, but it is also a great way to get out and enjoy the sunshine with family and friends.

If you want to have a garden party, either as a celebratory occasion like a birthday party or just as a reason to get family and friends together now that restrictions are easing, but in a way that is less risky than an indoor gathering, here are a few tips on how to throw a fantastic garden party…

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Seating is something that you should make sure to provide for everyone. You can borrow fold up camping chairs if you are short on seating, and maybe set up a picnic area with blankets and bean bags. Of course this might depend on how old and how mobile the guests are, but kids in particular will love this idea!

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Food for garden parties should be easy but tasty – you don’t want to spend ages slaving over a stove, so you could do a barbeque, or you could do some traditional picnic foods such as sandwiches and cakes – a particular firm favourite is Victoria sponge filled with jam and buttercream and flavoured with vanilla extract like this https://www.foodieflavours.com/shop/flavours/natural-flavouring/gorilla-organic-vanilla-extract/

Plan what entertainment you might want – of course, it might be music played through a Bluetooth speaker, but if you have kids coming over you might want to provide something additional – a paddling pool always goes down well, and garden games, or how about hiring a bouncy castle?