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Partying Amongst the Flowers: How to Throw a Garden Party


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A recent study found that 57 percent of people find hosting a party more stressful than going to work. Are you looking to host a party with friends? Parties should be fun and not stressful. Having a garden party is a perfect way to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors with friends.

Are you looking to throw a beautiful and fun garden party? Check out this guide to learn how to throw a garden party.

Create a More Detailed Theme

The theme sets the tone for the party. Yes, you are throwing a garden party, but take it a bit further with something like an all-pink theme or English tea party. This theme will help you come up with all the details like decorations, food, music, games, and more.

Make the Perfect Invitation

There are many ways to create the perfect invitation. You can use some calligraphy, get out the scrapbooking materials, or take advantage of sites with a free party invitation. Make sure you include important details like:

  • Time
  • Date
  • Location
  • RSVP
  • Any details like BYOB or no kids

All the details are important because your guests will use this invitation for reference.

Finger Food Menu

When creating your menu for the party, you may want to consider finger foods. This food is easy to walk around with and guests can mingle easily. You also have less chance of spills.

You can try some garden-type foods like cucumber stacks, stuffed mushrooms, cookies, dips, caprese salad kabobs, and more.

Make Plenty of Light

If your party is going on after dark, you will need some light. Consider romantic, soft light with battery-operated lanterns. You can also find different outdoor string lights to add color and ambiance, and remember to make sure any pathways are easy to see and navigate.


The garden setting offers the perfect backdrop for your party. You can add more greenery and flowers. Imagine how elegant your setting would look with more cut flowers.

You can also hang decor for a more dramatic effect. You can add globe lights, banners, or even a candle chandelier for more appeal.

Repel Mosquitos

You don’t want mosquitos to ruin a good party. Make sure you have some citronella candles and bug zappers.

You can also find some tiki torches for additional lighting and to get rid of the bugs. Make sure you also have bug spray on hand for your guests if needed. You don’t want mosquitos to crash your party.

Make Some Music

Music can be essential to your party. It helps set the scene and can help guests have a good time. Try creating a playlist with music you and your guests enjoy whether it’s jazz, classical, or rock. You can then loop the music to cover the entire time of your party.

Ready for Your Garden Party?

With all these suggestions, you are sure to have an unforgettable garden party with friends. Plan your theme, pick out the perfect decorations, cook tasty finger foods, illuminate the outdoors, and enjoy.

Check out our site for more tips and advice to get your garden growing. You can find articles on plants, decor, landscape, sheds, furniture, and more.

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