The Ultimate Garden Party Quiz

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These spring garden party ideas will make you want to celebrate. Take this quiz and find out how many spring garden party ideas you can use.

How can you personalize a readymade invitation so it will set the tone for a spring garden party?

The party invitation is the first indicator of a party's tone. For a spring garden party, include some dried flowers or herbs inside the readymade invitation.

How could a terra-cotta pot be used as a garden party invitation?

Use a terra-cotta pot as the invitation by painting your party info right on the pot. For an even more personal touch, you may want to hand deliver these invitations. For an extra special treat, plant a spring flower in each pot.

Which party favor is the best choice to send your guests home with a bit of spring?

Party favors are not required but they are a nice treat for your guests. For a spring garden party, make sure your favor reflects a spring theme. Packets of seeds, inexpensive watering cans or flower scented candles are all great choices. If you choose seed packets, make sure they are appropriate for your area.

A festive way to decorate your garden is with inexpensive spring-colored birdhouses. When the party is over, what is a good use for the birdhouses?

When the party ends, send the birdhouses home with your guests.

If you are hosting a casual garden party, what type of table setting should you use?

If shorts and flip-flops are the dress then paper and plastic tableware will be acceptable.

If your garden party is a white tablecloth affair with fancy dress code, how should you set the tables?

For a fancy dress party don't hesitate to bring out your best china and crystal.

How can you use your homegrown fruits and vegetables to decorate the tables at your garden party?

Fruits and vegetables, in place of or in addition to flowers, are a new trend for table decorations. Arrange your garden bounty in beautiful containers and place one on each table . Another idea is to cut a slit in a fruit or vegetable, slide in a name card and then use as place cards.

What is a budget-minded alternative to a fully stocked bar?

Serving a themed cocktail is an alternative to having a fully stocked bar. For a spring garden party, a festive and refreshing cocktail to serve is the mint julep.

What is a good cold soup to serve at a spring garden party?

Gazpacho is a very light and pleasing tomato-based soup which is served cold. Easy to make and gazpacho tastes even better when prepared ahead of time.

What fun lawn game is played with a birdie?

Badminton is played with a birdie and is a great game to play at a garden party. The birdie is made of soft material so, if one goes flying, any potential injuries will be minor.

What lawn game was developed in Italy?

The present form of bocce comes from Italy. Recently, bocce has gained popularity in the U.S.

If you host your garden party in a public park, what should you do before you bring out the beer?

Check local regulations and verify that alcohol is allowed.

If you don't have a garden, what other outdoor locations are suitable party places?

You can party anywhere. Feel free to entertain anywhere you have access to.

You will want to coordinate the party attire with the menu. What type of clothing is suitable for a casual burger meal?

Burgers and casual attire go together. If the weather permits, wear shorts and sandals to a casual garden party.

Don't forget to arrange music at your garden party. For a casual BBQ, what is a good music choice?

Really anything goes today, but rock is always a classic.

If the party invite says to RSVP, do I need to tell the host that I will be attending?

RSVP is the first four letters of a French phrase that means "please reply." You should RSVP shortly after receiving the invitation.

What do I do if it rains on my party day?

Mother Nature is unpredictable. You should have a backup plan and in the worst case you can reschedule the party.

If your party is at night, a fire pit can create great lighting and be used to make what desert?

Roast marshmallows and place them between graham crackers with chocolate to create s'mores. Make sure the fuel source you are using, in the pit, is suitable for cooking food.

Grilling burgers is popular for garden parties. What temperature is recommended for safely grilling ground beef?

Make sure you are cooking ground beef until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

Which Christmas decoration would be useful for an evening garden party?

Stringing white Christmas lights in the trees would be a beautiful way to light up your garden party.

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