A very happy Monday, MNN readers, and welcome to the fifth installment of "The garden party," a special new product-centric weekly series geared toward all of you al fresco entertainers, patio partiers and backyard BBQ'ers out there. The emphasis, as you may have gathered, is on outdoor entertaining paraphernalia that boast one or more of the following eco-friendly attributes: a. handmade b. made from sustainable or recycled materials c. domestically manufactured or d. durable/made-to-last so in that they’ll be used not just this summer but for many more summers to come.
25 Bulb [skipwords]Solar[/skipwords]-Powered Globe String Lights @ Plow & Hearth ($39.95)
Garden Torch Light @ Terrain ($7.96)
Tric LED Candle @ CB2 ($12.95)
Fuego Bio Firelight by Stelton @ A+R Store ($200)
Solar Tea Lanterns @ Bambeco ($24/each)
Dreamlight @ Urban Outfitters ($35)
Solvinden Solar-Powered Bird Lights @ IKEA ($14.95/5-pack; in-store only)
Portable Solar Lamp: Lantern by Sunnyside Up Solar @ Supermarket ($38)
Wine Barrel Stave Hurricane @ Hipcycle ($45)
Pilsen Hurricane Lamp @ CB2 ($39.95)
Black & White Solar Soji Lantern @ UncommonGoods ($29)
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