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The 10-inch-round, weather-resistant Soji Originals lantern has a solar panel on top that powers two small LED lights inside, creating an ambient glow. Hang it from a tree or use the included base to set it in the garden. Available in seven colors.
$20 from Allsop Home and Garden
The 3-inch Points of Light Candle-holder is made by artisans in Bangladesh. It holds one votive candle that shines against the gold interior, and the openings throw dancing streaks of light around the garden.
$10 from Ten Thousand Villages
Clear Solar Orb-Shaped Lights use daylight to illuminate the night with help from a small solar panel. Hang the 26-foot strand outdoors; the 25 LED bulbs turn on automatically at dusk and shine for 6 to 8 hours.
$40 from Wind & Weather
The Northern Lights Sphere is a glass orb that shifts colors throughout the evening on a single solar charge. Use several in the garden as path lights—in full sun for the longest glow. 31/2-inch globe, 32-inch stake.
$25 from Gardener’s Supply Company
Ward off bugs with citronella oil in this metal smudge pot, an alternative to the tiki torch. It’s 73/4 inches wide, has a weighted base, and comes with a snuffer. Available in black, copper, silver, green, and red.
$25 from Plow & Hearth
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