Room by Room: Green Products for the Outdoor Living Room

Make the most of sun, birdsong and simple living in your yard and garden.


  • Soji Modern Solar Lanterns automatically come on at dusk and cast a warm glow—no electricity needed. Each is equipped with two amber LED lights, a solar panel and a rechargeable AAA battery.
    Photo Courtesy Allsop Home & Garden
  • M Brace Brackets help you assemble a raised garden bed without hardware. The recycled steel brackets are available in nine designs (Carrot shown).
    Photo Courtesy Blue Stone Garden
  • Manufactured in Los Angeles with recycled milk jugs, Foodmap Containers are bisphenol A- and phthalate-free and perfect for mobile gardens.
    Photo Courtesy Foodmap Containers
  • If you’re looking for unique planters, check out Hindsvik’s collection of antique Maple Syrup Buckets.
    Photo Courtesy Hindsvik
  • All of Loll’s outdoor furniture—including the Satellite accent table—is manufactured in Duluth, Minnesota, using 100 percent recycled polyethylene. Available in eight colors (Green shown).
    Photo Courtesy Loll
  • Mad Mats are made of recycled plastic bottles, and they can be cleaned easily with a hose. Moroccan Brick is one of many colorful design options.
    Photo Courtesy Sweep Dreams
  • Spice up your garden with Personalized Vintage Silverware Garden Stakes. Artisan Allison Cecil stamps whatever you wish—be it basil, broccoli or Brussels sprouts—on your choice of cutlery.
    Photo Courtesy Monkeys Always Look
  • Crafted of FSC-certified eucalyptus, the adjustable Chesapeake Single Chaise includes a pullout tray. The Sunbrella cushion set is Greenguard-certified.
    Photo Courtesy Pottery Barn
  • The Bird Garden Maker seed collection includes eight varieties of heirloom flower seeds selected to attract birds.
    Photo Courtesy Potting Shed Creations
  • Using pieces of wood left over from furniture manufacturing, Heartwood makes each Mahogany Bird House by hand in Star, Mississippi.
    Photo Courtesy Heartwood

1. Lounge Act
Crafted of FSC-certified eucalyptus, the adjustable Chesapeake Single Chaise from Pottery Barn includes a pullout tray. The Sunbrella cushion set is Greenguard-certified. Chaise and Sunbrella cushion set, $748

2. Sunny Disposition
Soji Modern Solar Lanterns automatically come on at dusk and cast a warm glow—no electricity needed. Each is equipped with two amber LED lights, a solar panel and a rechargeable AAA battery. $40

3. Topnotch Table
All of Loll’s outdoor furniture—including the Satellite accent table—is manufactured in Duluth, Minnesota, using 100 percent recycled polyethylene. Available in eight colors (Green shown). $189

4. Pitch Perfect
Using pieces of wood left over from furniture manufacturing, Heartwood makes each Mahogany Bird House by hand in Star, Mississippi. $130  



5. Place Setting
Spice up your garden with Personalized Vintage Silverware Garden Stakes. Artisan Allison Cecil stamps whatever you wish—be it basil, broccoli or Brussels sprouts—on your choice of cutlery. Set of three, $18

6. Foot Traffic
Mad Mats are made of recycled plastic bottles, and they can be cleaned easily with a hose. Moroccan Brick is one of many colorful design options. 4-by-6-foot rug, $48



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