The best summer garden party goodies

The best summer garden party goodies

Warm White Lantern Solar Lights, £16,

Garden parties don't stop when the sun goes down. These ambient lights add a magical glow to any garden fence or tree, especially once it reaches night time.

Glass cloches, from £10, Kaleidoscope

From cupcakes to pretty plants, these luxury-looking cloches keep whatever's on your table free from flies and frost.

Wooden windmills (3 pack), £1, Poundland

Pretty in pink, these windmills are an inexpensive way of adding a touch of colour to the garden. They'll also keep the grandchildren busy while the grown-ups chat.

Japanese Blue Daisy set, from £4.95, dotcomgiftshop

This matching crockery set has a real touch of summer about it.

Canapé flags, £3, Talking Tables

Whether you're making sweet or savoury appetisers, these canapé flags add an instant touch of fun to your table fare.

Outdoor lantern, £7.99, Aldi

Silver and stylish- makes a stand-out focal point for your garden.

Pretty parasols, £5.50, Talking Tables

Throw back to Seventies cocktails!

Ceramic cream lantern, £1, Poundland

A cheap way to add a pretty touch to your patio.

Retro bunting, £12, ASPACE

Make your garden groovy!

Lemonade drinks dispenser, £29.95, and set of 4 drinking jars with carrier, £14.95, both from dotcomgiftshop

Because there's nothing lovelier than an ice cold glass of lemonade on a hot, sunny day.

Hanging paper lantern, £6.95,

Adds a pretty, ambient touch to especially large gardens.

10 LED solar powered pink rose string lights, £12, Kaleidoscope

No digging necessary for these delightfully different garden flowers.

Porcelain blue teapot bunting, £7.50, Talking Tables

So that you can create your own Mad Hatter's tea party

Today's special blackboard easel, £69.95, dotcomgiftshop

Great for if you're hosting a party for all the neighbours. This is also a wonderful way to get any little ones involved in the party by asking them to write out the day's specials on the board.

Chimenea, £29.99, Aldi

Keep you and your guests warm in chilly evening breezees.

Steel parasol, £49.99, Notcutts

For those super sunny days where you just need a little shade.

Rattan effect furniture set, £149.99, Aldi

Survey your best party efforts from a seat of style.

Spa bar cooler, £399, HotSpring World

At the higher end of the budget, this luxury cooler could be a special treat for regular garden party entertainers. Bound to bring a bit of fizz to any evening.

Pop-up gazebo, £49.99, Poundstretcher

Just in case of rain...