To celebrate the start of July, we've rounded up the ingredients for easy summer gatherings: screened porches, string lights, parade stools, and cocktails dispensed from roving bicycles and Citroën vans. Embarking on a remodel? Stay tuned for a DIY ranch house makeover and a primer on solar paneling.
Above: Grab a seat in a greenhouse. Photograph of Beetlebung Farm by Lizzie Garrett from A Starlit Greenhouse Dinner, Martha's Vineyard Edition.
Above: Izabella rounds up 10 essentials for a summer block party (or barbecue or picnic or backyard gathering).
Above: Of all the countless ways to shoo away flies, this curious contraption wins the beauty prize. All will be revealed in Wednesday's Accessories post.
Above: Where to source well-made US flags, new and vintage? Watch for our July 4 roundup.