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Picnic in Your Garden this International Picnic Day

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Happy International Picnic Day! We’re big fans of anything that can be used as an excuse to spend more time in the garden, and we think picnicking can be just as enjoyable in your own garden as it can in a park or other public space. Picnicking at home offers a whole host of advantages including increased privacy alongside access to your own fridge! Find out how you can have the perfect picnic in your garden this International Picnic Day below.

Pack the Perfect Lunch 

We mentioned that picnicking at home is great because it gives you access to your own fridge; well it also allows you access to your own oven. This means you can enjoy a much wider variety of food at a garden picnic, without having to carry it all in one go. You can prepare sandwiches, pies, quiches, and other snacks the night before ready to eat right away or fresh from the oven the next day. Plus, there’s no need to worry about keeping certain dishes cool or that they might spoil. This means you can even enjoy treats such as ice cream or other frozen desserts!

Set the Scene

Just because you’re picnicking at home doesn’t mean you have to forgo the pageantry of a picnic basket and blanket. Setting up like a regular picnic will make your garden experience feel all the more special so go ahead and pack your picnic basket full of goodies for the perfect hamper and layout the big blanket for you and the family to relax on. If you don’t have a big blanket at home, then you can always improvise using a sheet or even deck chairs. A twilight picnic can be made all the more special with fairy lights or another ambient decor. If you really feel like going all-out you could even get the fire pit or BBQ going to roast marshmallows, a luxury you normally wouldn’t be allowed in a public picnic space.

Get the Games Going

There are a whole host of picnic-friendly games you can play depending on the size of your garden. If your garden is small you can still enjoy family favourites such as tug-of-war and blind man’s bluff or get out the board games for things like Twister and Jenga. Larger gardens are perfect for more organised games/sports such as football, dodgeball, badminton, and even races. If you prefer more low-key activities, why not get out the paddling pool or enjoy some outdoor arts and crafts, you could even organise a garden-based scavenger hunt with a prize for the winner.

No matter how big your garden is, you’ll be able to enjoy a family picnic this summer with advice from the garden experts here at Artificial Grass Direct. Get your garden ready for summer and keep it green all year-round with family-friendly artificial grass.

Browse our best-selling artificial grass in our shop or order a free sample delivered straight to your door. You may also want to check out our artificial grass reviews to see what our customers think of our products.

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