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Afternoon tea

Ah, afternoon tea in the garden! What a delightful and quintessentially British pastime. There’s something about sipping a cup of tea while surrounded by blooming flowers and the sound of chirping birds that just feels so soothing to the soul. So, let’s indulge in this glorious activity together and explore what makes an afternoon tea in the garden so special.

The setting – a beautiful cottage garden full of flowers that add to the charm of our afternoon tea. With their vibrant colors and sweet scents, flowers such as roses, lavender, and daisies provide the perfect backdrop for an idyllic tea party. The sun shining down on your skin, the gentle breeze rustling the leaves, and the scent of nature in the air all contribute to creating an idyllic atmosphere that will transport you to a peaceful state of mind.

Next, let’s move on to the main event – the tea itself. Whether you’re a fan of Earl Grey, English Breakfast, or Darjeeling, there’s nothing quite like a freshly brewed cup of tea to soothe the senses. And when paired with dainty sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and sweet treats such as macarons or petit fours, it becomes an experience that will leave your taste buds singing.

But it’s not just the food and drink that make an afternoon tea in the garden special. It’s also the company. Be sure to invite your nearest and dearest; this is a time to catch up with friends and family. It’s a time to slow down and appreciate the simple things in life.

And let’s not forget the aesthetics. When hosting an afternoon tea in the garden, it’s all about the little details – the vintage tea set, the pretty tablecloth, the delicate flowers adorning the table. All of these elements come together to create a picture-perfect moment that’s just begging to be captured on camera.

Of course, no afternoon tea in the garden would be complete without a few unexpected visitors. Bees buzzing around the flowers, birds singing in the trees, and perhaps even a mischievous squirrel or two darting across the lawn. These little moments of nature only add to the charm of the experience.

An afternoon tea in the garden is an experience like no other. It’s a chance to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and indulge in a little slice of heaven. So why not host one yourself? All you need is good company, a garden, some tea, and a few tasty treats. Oh, and don’t forget the sun hat and sunscreen!

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One response to “Afternoon tea”

  1. Thank you, Anthony, for this wonderful Ode To Tea in the Garden!


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