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Importance of Park benches for a Family Picnic

Oct 7th 2013 at 5:24 AM

You couldn’t ask for a better setting. The warmth of the sun hitting your face and the gentle breeze caressing your face, as you pack a couple of sandwiches and other eatables along with some drinks, and head out for a family picnic on a beautiful summer afternoon. It would be the perfect time to spend some time with your loved ones. However, as you settle down on the large blanket spread on the ground, you find out that you forgot one essential spoiler of every family picnic, ants.

Ants are notorious for crashing outdoor picnics, and can literally cover your blanket, food and even family members in seconds. So what would be a better way to enjoy the picnic without worrying about these tiny pests? Simple; park benches

Almost every park or garden out there would have at least a couple of park benches for leisurely strollers to sit down and relax in. Some parks even have tables that you can use for family picnics. These tables and benches minimize the need to sit on the ground, and can potentially save your blankets from getting stains, and your food from ants.

If you have elderly people in the family, then park benches would be the best places to host family picnics as it would be easier for these members to take part in the fun without straining their backs or legs in the process (not many elderly individuals can sit down and get up from the ground multiple times).

This would give you the perfect excuse to involve every member of the family in the picnic. While the elders can rest on the benches, the children can run around the play in the open space or in the playground. Most parks come with swings and slides that are perfect for small children while you can relax on the benches surrounding the play area. Some parks also have swimming pools with several park benches where you can sit down and chat with your friends as you watch your kids play in the water.

You would be surprised to note that some park benches come with covered gazebos that are generously large enough to accommodate the entire family in case it rains during the picnic. Some parks also come with public grills that can be used for family or group barbeques. In some cases, a park may have a group of park benches and tables clustered together in order to host large groups of visitors, thereby becoming perfect outdoor venues for birthdays, anniversaries or unofficial gatherings.

It’s not completely necessary for you to travel to a park in order to enjoy a family picnic. You can utilize your own backyard for the same purpose by investing in some park benches to sit on. These park benches can also serve other purposes wherein you can opt to carry your work or studies outside on a particularly sunny and inviting day.

Family picnics have become scarce these days, thanks to professional work commitments that keep most families apart for several months on end. These picnics are treasured moments that need to be cherished by the entire family. So make use of the little time you have with your family members to enjoy a memorable outing with them. A small family picnic in your backyard or a public garden would be the perfect idea for the same. Your best pal in these times would be the metal park benches, waiting there in the open space for your arrival, and giving you the chance to enjoy your family moment in peace.

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This post is contributed by Tom Henrry. He loves to share his experience about the latest trends in furniture.

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