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Official London residence of the British Royal Family since 1837, Buckingham Palace has beautifully landscaped gardens. Every year the Queen hosts a series of garden parties for invited guests, and on her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, she invited members of the public to picnic in the grounds Maybe Meghan and Prince Harry will have a picnic of their own there some time soon! If you’ll be hosting an outdoor party this summer, take a look at these 12 great tips for planning a backyard barbecue.
It’s likely that the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace is Meghan’s favorite royal garden because she and Prince Harry announced their engagement there. And of course, Kensington Palace is to be their new home. Modeled on a classic garden at Hampton Court Palace, this stylish garden was also a favorite with Harry’s mother, Diana Princess of Wales. Stone pathways are a standard feature of a classic sunken garden. Find out how to build your own stone pathway with our easy-to-follow instructions.