On April 22, people around the world will celebrate Earth Day. Whether it's gardening tools for window box flowers or clean energy ways to shed some light, here are a few items that honor the only home we have.
The floral goldtone two-piece Opalhouse Garden Tool set includes a 12.7-inch trowel and 11.2-inch hand cultivator, and each piece features a decorative tassel. $16.99 at
target.com or ship for pick up to any Long Island Target location. Credit: Target
Simply perfect terra cotta is a perfect vessel for your indoor flowers, herbs and other greenery, and this generously sized Pennington 6.7x 5.5-inch Terracotta Classic Planter can also be used outside in warmer weather. This natural clay planter is both sustainable and elegant, and features a drainage hole on the bottom. $2.98 at
lowes.com and in store at Lowe's locations in Farmingdale, Hicksville, Bay Shore, Commack, Garden City, Stony Brook, East Patchogue and Medford. Credit: Lowe's
This cheerful blue solar-powered Outdoor Oasis Outdoor Lantern uses sunlight to charge its internal battery, which is included. The 10.25-inch-high LED metal lantern features a happy pineapple cutout and operates via touch control. $50 at
jcpenney.com and at JCPenney stores in Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City and the South Shore Mall in Bay Shore. Credit: JCPenney
Rattan is one of the most sustainable materials on the planet, and flat-packed furniture saves packing materials. So this ULRIKSBERG rattan lounge chair is a win-win. Weighing less than 22 pounds, this chair is just under 30 inches high and designed for indoor use. $99 at IKEA in Hicksville. Credit: Inter IKEA Systems B.V.
Declare your love of all things green with this Plant Lady ceramic Garden Greeting Pot. The 4.5-inch stoneware pot is handmade and hand-painted. It does not feature a drainage hole. $24 at
anthropologie.com and at the Anthropologie store in the Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station. Credit: Anthropologie