You could fill glasses with ice and pour lemonade, punch, or iced tea and hand one to each of your guests. Or you could point them to your very own on-tap container. Jayson Home’s Beach House Dispenser features a 9½-inch-diameter glass dome able to hold seven liters (about two gallons) of your favorite summertime beverage. The glass nestles into a sturdy rattan base that takes its place on a porch or sunroom just as well as it does in the garden or dining room. ($250; Jayson Home)
Four great new cocktail recipes using fresh herbs and vegetables from the garden to try.
11 of our favorite cocktail glasses for your botanical cocktail, plus our suggestions for all the bar accessories needed to muddle your herbs into tasty drinks.