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Holidays & Occasions Parties Perfect Patio/Garden Party with Flowers
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Flower Holidays, Occasions & Parties - Party Flowers

Patio and garden parties can be sophisticated or casual, but the focus is always on the beauty of nature. patio

Floral Decorating Ideas

  • Clay pots fit any decor and can be used for flowering plants, green plants or even flower arrangements.
  • Topiary designs look great in clay pots and can be created with ivy or flowers.
  • Floating candles and flowers in crystal bowls add a soft glow to the party.
  • Miniature vases showcasing different types of flowers make great table decorations and can given to guests as party favors.
  • Small clusters of roses in low containers with a sprinkling of rose petals on the table among votive candles can create a very elegant mood.

Special Touches

  • Hang twinkle lights or lanterns from trees or place lights among flowering plants.
  • Outline the patio with plants and twinkle lights at the ground level to create a defined space.
  • Floral name cards or a flower on each napkin adds a personal touch.

Suggested Flowers/Plants

Roses, peonies, ranunculus, snapdragons, delphiniums, anemones, lily of the valley, lisianthus, heather, hydrangea, tulips, alstroemeria, begonias, geraniums, fuschias, ferns, ivy and impatiens.

 

Ask your florist about flowers for a Perfect Patio/Garden Party.

 

 

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