You know the old saying about April showers. Well, this month it means we’re finally emerging from shades of gray into vibrant greens. Think grass that’s finally peeking out from the cold winter soil, blooming flowers and highly coveted springtime vegetables like asparagus and artichokes. Give your food and table a hit of verdant color this month. Not only will it punch up what’s on the plate, but it will give your space a more vibrant outlook.
You don’t have a green thumb, but so what? You can still have all the fresh herbs you want (basil, parsley, dill—whatever floats your boat) with minimal effort with a self-watering indoor garden that reduces your need to water by 40 percent.
When it comes to KitchenAid’s essential stand mixers, the question isn’t “what can they do?” but: “What can’t they do?” Case in point: This handsome green mixer handles everything from doughs and batters to egg whites and whipped creams.You kitchen life just got a lot easier.
Other drinks will be green with envy when you serve your wine in this elegant chartreuse-stemmed glass.
In a new season of entertaining by going old-school, mail your guests printed invitations done up in a lush botanical design to celebrate spring’s bounty.
Go beyond leafy greens to explore a whole new world of salad(ish) dishes. Ilene Rosen’s new cookbook offers recipes like farro with five jewels, and smoked trout and pumpernickel bread salad that will leave your guests feeling completely satisfied and utterly healthy.
Cocktail hour gets a playful spin with this artisan-crafted bar cart, complete with glass racks, caster wheels and a removable tray with six bottle holders. The glossy shade of green is just as at home outside on the deck as it is in your living room.
You’re going to need a colander to wash all the vegetables that are starting to show up at the farmers markets. This nifty silicone design collapses for easy storage.
Even if it’s still too chilly to eat outside, you can bring a touch of the outdoors into your dining room with this layered preserved boxwood leaf placemat.
Hook up your smartphone’s soundtrack to this turf-green speaker, part of Beats’ Neighborhood Collection. Its 12-hour battery life should last the duration of your party (but if you need more, hats off to you).
Mixing your cocktail