Garden Party Tips for Those who Want to Stay Safe this Summer

July 28, 2021 5:01 am

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If you are planning to throw a party this summer but are also feeling a little bit of post lockdown anxiety with cases still very high, you might be feeling a little bit stuck and conflicted. One way that you can hold a gathering for family and friends, yet have a lot more safety is to hold a garden party. Being outside is a lot safer and as its summer and the weather is good it is the ideal time to be able to be outside and spend time together.

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If you have no idea where to start or what you need to think about, here are a few ideas that will help you to plan your summer garden party…

Food – For food outdoors think about picnic style foods  – this makes it a lot easier for you as a host. Sandwiches are always a classic that go down well and of course cakes are always good – particularly a Victoria sponge – make this with jam and buttercream, flavoured with vanilla extract.

Lighting – If you are going to be having a party that goes on into the evening you will need to think about lighting. Solar lights are perfect for a garden party, and candles are another great way to light the garden at night.

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Games – If you are throwing a party with little ones in attendance then you will want to provide some entertainment. Simple garden games are perfectly fine, as well as sandpits and paddling pools.