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When summer comes around, the thing that most people want to do is spend time outside with friends and family. It is the perfect season to have a party and host those that you enjoy spending time with them most.
Should you be new to throwing garden parties or want to improve your hosting abilities, then here is how to throw the perfect garden party.
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Make a delicious beverage
Although you will likely think of food when it comes to satisfying and fulfilling your guests, you will also need to offer your guests a drink.
It is a great idea to make a delicious and refreshing beverage, especially if it is a hot and sunny day.
You could make a homemade hawaiian punch recipe to cater to guests who want a delicious yet refreshing beverage. Making something fruity and fun will ensure to satisfy all guests.
Although you will want to take full advantage of the weather, it is also important to have enough shade in the garden so that you and your guests will not need to stay in the hot sun all day.
It will be a good idea to add an umbrella or a shelter so that you can create some shade. It will also allow you to get the right amount of sunlight for your body, which is ideal so that you do not overheat or feel too cold when you are in the garden with your guests.
Make your guests feel comfortable
As well as ensuring that your guests are at a good temperature when they are spending time in your garden, it will also be a good idea to ensure that they are comfortable. Whether this means offering a table and chairs or soft beanbags to relax on, it is a good idea to ensure that everyone has a place to rest.
Throwing the perfect garden party is all about making sure that your guests are as comfortable as they are having fun.
Offer open seating
Speaking of having places to sit, it is a great idea to make your seating plan as open as possible. If you have the chairs in an awkward position, it might hinder how well guests can interact and socialize with one another.
Open seating will allow guests to interact freely and make room for more fun and conversation.
More food is good
You will never want your guests to go hungry. Hence, it is a good idea to make as much food as you think. Or, even slightly more. The more food you have, the more guests can enjoy and indulge. It will ensure that everyone leaves the party feeling full and satisfied.
Likewise, always ensure that you have plenty of drinks available. Whether that means having a spot for them to create their own or having a stockpile of cold soft drinks, it will ensure that your guests will never feel dehydrated or ready to leave. The more food and drink, the merrier and more fun your garden party will be.
You have a great recipe for a wonderful garden party. Haven't been to one in a long time.ReplyDelete
Have a fabulous day, my friend. ♥
I would love to go to a garden party. I would never throw one! I do not like doing that sort of thing but I will go when I'm invited!ReplyDelete
I just love this party theme! Thanks for sharing these tips.ReplyDelete
A garden party sounds so fun. It sounds like a party that I would love attending.ReplyDelete
I'd love to have a garden party this summer. It's true you can never have too much food.ReplyDelete
I don't know if I would like to host one, but I would love to attend one! Great tips!ReplyDelete
Not to mention ways to make sure the insects keep their distance! Solid garden party tips!!ReplyDelete
Those who have the possibility of a beautiful garden cannot fail to take advantage of it and following your advice it will be impossible to make a bad impression!
What a wonderful idea for having a garden party, just the thing that we need for get together during Covid times. I love your advice about having a lot of food. Inadequate food is a huge turn off for a guest.ReplyDelete
Those are some wonderful tips to keep in mind and would love to host a garden party here at our yard someday.ReplyDelete
These are all really great and amazing tips! This is so perfect thanks for sharing this with us!ReplyDelete
These are such great tips. I love garden parties. They just feel extra special.ReplyDelete
Making my guest comfortable is important to me. Having enough chair and checking the room temperature. Love the more food is good tip.ReplyDelete
Wow! This is a great post and reference for a garden party. Love this article, definitely a great help. More food is great and to accommodate more guest in the party.ReplyDelete
I love throwing garden parties or yard parties. We also enjoy just having an nice evening set up for just my husband and IReplyDelete
Thanks for the tips. Garden parties are nice to have especially with your loved ones.ReplyDelete
I haven't hosted a party in a long time. I'll have to do something before the end of summer with my kids/families.ReplyDelete
Yyyeessss, Rosey! This is how it's done! To more food!ReplyDelete
Love this! A garden party sounds like such a delight!ReplyDelete
This is awesome, I will keep these when I get my garden and a new house. Thank you for sharing these great tips!ReplyDelete
I would love to host a killer Garden Party… I love the outdoors and this is the perfect time of year!ReplyDelete
These are great suggestions! I especially like the reminder to have open seating. I've been to several parties with long narrow tables near a wall, so it is hard to get in or out of your seat, and next to impossible to talk to anyone except the people in your immediate area.ReplyDelete
What a lovely idea for a nice outdoor party. These tips would certainly make it a wonderful event.ReplyDelete
These tips are all a great recipe for the perfect garden party! Now, I just need a pretty garden LOL!ReplyDelete