If you’re lucky enough to have a garden during lockdown, chances are you’ve been spending more time than ever tending to it recently. Google searches for ‘gardening for beginners’ this year were 184 per cent higher than in April 2019, proving that even novices are getting their fingers green and dressing up their outdoor spaces.
Once all the hard work of weeding, pruning and planting is done, you can sit out in the sun and enjoy the fruits of your labour – and Aldi’s latest SpecialBuy collection will help you to do it in style. The retailer has just dropped a range of alfresco dining kit to take your barbecues and picnics to the next level, with everything from waterproof cushions to reusable cups and dishes at amazingly reasonable prices.
Some items are only available in store, but others can be ordered online, meaning you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your own four walls to invest in these new supplies. So string up the fairy lights, light the citronella candles and relax – here’s our pick of the best buys in the new edit to really bring your garden to life.
The new Aldi alfresco dining range: What to buy
Use these eco-friendly bamboo plates and bowls for your next barbecue – you can pop them in the dishwasher when you’re done.
Salad in the garden never looked so chic – fill the jug with for chilled water, sprigs of herbs and slices of fruit.
These water repellent garden cushions will pep up your benches or make picnics more comfortable.
The rainbow colours of these knives, forks and spoons will look even more mesmirising in the sunshine.
Perfect for burgers and fries on the patio – or use them as snack caddies for your next al fresco movie night.
Homemade pizza fresh from the barbecue in a matter of minutes? You don’t have to ask us twice.
Bright, beautiful and budget friendly – the ideal summer investment.
Breakfast in the garden will be even more satisfying with a matching set.