Homes & Gardens

The Return of The Garden Get Together

Two households may meet in a private garden. Here are all the accessories for revelry you’ll need.

Winter 2021 has, by pretty much every account, been a slog. Finally, though, there is light at the end of the tunnel – and it comes in the form of the (rather intimate, on account of restrictions on numbers) garden party. Rather than some distant date on the road map’s horizon, we are now just days away from being able to socialise in our own private outdoor spaces with friends, so long as it’s only two households mixing. And all just in time for spring’s arrival – and the start of the Easter hols.

In honour of that momentous development, we’ve rounded up some of the loveliest garden accessories – from lighting to parasols, picnic blankets to pizza ovens – to ensure that your al fresco revelry goes with the bang it deserves. Sanctioned hugging may yet be a few weeks off, but we can clink glasses across a garden table and that, right now, is good enough for us.

By Lucy Abletshauser
March 2021

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Move Portable Speaker - £399.99

H&M Home

2 Pack, Linen Blend Napkins, £6.99

La Hacienda

Yatesbury Steel Bowl Firepit, £79


Edison The Mini Set Of 3, £139

Zara Home

Check Linen Tablecloth, £79.99


Charcoal Fired Pizza Oven, £299

Wolf & Badger

Pure Wool Waterproof Picnic Blanket, £125

Sarah Raven

LED String Lights, from £14.95


Barrington Hurricane Lamp, £125


Miami White Outdoor Heater, from £199

East London Parasol

Octagonal Parasol, £965


Belmar Striped Outdoor Bistro Chair, £198

The Conran Shop

Malibu Green Serving Bowl, £69

Graham and Green

Matchbox Seat Pads, £35

Rex London

Set Of 8 Porcelain Tea Lights, £19.95

Lucy Abletshauser

Shopping Editor

Lucy is the GWG's go-to expert on the best online buys, from fashion to interiors. An aesthete to her core, she does the trawling so you don't have to.