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Savor Summer in the Brandywine Valley With These Items

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Enjoy the great outdoors this summer with these items to make dining, hiking and relaxing outside a blast. 

Hawaiian-inspired barbecue sauces from Philadelphia’s own Poi Dog add sweet notes of guava and other tropical ingredients to any cookout. $39 for a set of three flavors. Available at poidogphilly.com.

Yearn for a gorgeous garden? Fifth-generation nurseryman Ryan McEnaney shows you how to design and plant your perfect outdoor retreat in his easy-to-follow book, Field Guide to Outside Style. $30. Available at local bookstores.

Take your outdoor kitchen to the next level with the Perlick dual-zone refrigerator and freezer. Store drinks and food prepped for grilling in the fridge and ice and popsicles in the freezer. $5,195. Available at perlick.com.

Jetti Poles have rubber soles that adapt to any hiking terrain. Each pole adds a pound to the hiker’s load, boosting the number of calories burned during peak output by 55%. $64. Available at jettifit.com.

Savor summer with a backpack

The waterproof, impact-resistant Traveler 35L roll-top backpack is built for three-day adventures, with wireways for charging cables. $175. Available at lander.com.

Savor summer with flowers

Chester County grower Star Roses and Plants introduces the Petite Knock Out, the first miniature variety of the wildly popular Knock Out Rose. Great in containers for porch or patio. Starting at $20. Available at starrosesandplants.com.

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