The Best Innovations and New Releases We Saw in March

From an automatic hot tub cleaner to the Blink Mini 2, here are the new releases you won't want to miss.

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We’ve made it to March! Not only is this joyous month the start of spring and warmer weather, but it’s also a great time to kickstart spring cleaning, refresh your home, or swap out your older products for shiny new ones. Fortunately, each month we round up our favorite new product releases to shop, and March had several exciting new releases. From a new line of cast iron pans from Dolly Parton and Lodge to a new organization system from The Container Store, keep scrolling to see our favorite new releases from March.

1. Traeger Louisville Slugger Maple Pellets 


Traeger is behind our favorite pellet grill, and the brand just launched maple pellets just in time for grilling season. Made of the same wood used to create the infamous Louisville slugger baseball bats, these new maple pellets will infuse a sweet and smoky flavor into proteins and vegetables. 

Get Traeger’s Louisville Slugger Maple Pellets at Traeger for $27.99

2. The Container Store Garage+ Organization System


If your garage has turned into your very own storage unit or tool shed, the Container Store’s newestGarage+ Organization System will whip it into shape. Teaming up with Elfa, the brand’s in-house shelving brand you can book an appointment with an in-store expert to customize the right solutions for your garage. Or, if you’re looking for pre-designed systems, you’ll find essentials like shelves, hooks, work surfaces, cabinet solutions, and more. 

Check out the full Garage+ Organization System lineup at The Container Store

3. Lodge x Dolly Parton


Two Tennessee icons—country star Dolly Parton and cast iron giant Lodge—have teamed up on an exciting new collection of cast iron skillets. A combo of Lodge’s signature rugged cast iron pans with playful motifs and shapes including guitars, butterflies, and a drawing of Parton herself—these adorable 10- and 12-inch skillets make a great gift for the country music lovers in your life. Plus, you can find Dolly-approved recipes for your new skillets on the site, including Dutch baby, 9-to-5 coffee cake, and more. 

Shop the full Dolly Parton x Lodge product lineup at Lodge starting at $22.95 

4. Benjamin Moore Woodluxe Wood Stain


One of our favorite paint brands Benjamin Moore just launched a collection of exterior wood stains just in time for outdoor gatherings. The new Woodluxe line consists of oil- and water-based formulas to protect items like wooden furniture, decks, fences, sliding, and more from UV damage, unexpected weather, mildew, cracking, and overall wear and tear. Available in four different finishes (and 75 different colors): Translucent, Semi-Transparent, Semi-Solid, and Solid, it’s easy to find the right one for your needs. Plus it’s available at several retailers, including Ace Hardware

Get the Benjamin Moore Translucent Woodluxe at Ace Hardware for $59.99 


Amazon just unveiled its second generation of its popular Blink Security Camera: The Blink Mini 2. This new smart security camera is a follow-up to the original Blink Mini Camera, with an HD camera and features that can be operated via smartphone. Using the Blink app, you can see and speak with visitors or pets from anywhere, and get notified of any front door activity right from your fingertips. It’s also compatible with Amazon Alexa and can be easily set up. As a bonus, you can opt for a weather-resistant adapter if you wish to mount it outside your home. /p>

Get the Blink Mini 2 at Amazon for $49.98

6. Polaris Spabot Automatic Spa Cleaner


Cleaning your hot tub during peak season can become a bit of a hassle—until now. Meet the Polaris Spabot, the world’s first cord-free automatic spa cleaner. Polaris is behind one of our favorite robotic pool cleaners, so we’re already excited about this new launch. Like a robotic pool cleaner, this handy cleaning gadget is designed to work in hot tubs and above-ground spas, operating on a powerful 6 Ah lithium-ion battery that cleans your hot tub in as little as an hour. Its smart design dips and dives to ensure every nook and cranny is squeaky clean without lifting a finger, all you need to do is turn it on. Plus, it recharges fully in just four hours.

Get the Polaris Spabot™ Automatic Spa Cleaner at Amazon for $499 (Save $150)


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Perri Kressel

Senior Commerce Editor

Perri Kressel is a seasoned commerce editor and journalist with 6+ years of experience in the industry. She joined the Bob Vila team in November 2022 as a senior commerce editor, where she covers shopping and deals content.