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Backyard Entertaining with Bamboo
Take advantage of the beautiful weather! Now is the time to get outdoors and prepare your backyard for some flavor-filled parties with friends and family during the warm spring and summer months.

3 Weekend Makeover Projects for Your Yard

Cover an old fence with bamboo
Enhance the ambiance of your backyard by covering portions of your old fence with bamboo…a few hours of work for a summer of style!
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Put some edging around your garden or walkway Create an artistic and refined border with our new bamboo edging.
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Serve up cocktails from your own bamboo tiki bar
Add an all bamboo tiki bar to your backyard for some real island fun all summer long.
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Throw a South Pacific-Themed BBQ with Tips from Cali Bamboo!
Now that your yard is ready and in eco-friendly style, it’s time to fire up the grill, slip on a lei, and throw a party that will welcome summer the Polynesian way! Here are a few tips and recipes to transport you and your guests to the paradise of the tropics.

Horizontal Bamboo Tea Candle Holder
Adorn your tables with these glowing bamboo centerpieces. Six tea lights can be nestled in the center of this piece of timber bamboo to make a spare, rustic candleholder.
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Signature Drink:
Polynesian Spiked Punch
This zesty, tropical beverage is the perfect complement to your meal and will keep the fun flowing all evening.
A delightful punch that’s sure to get the party started right!
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Good Eats:
No one does hospitality and flavor like the Polynesians, so channel some of that island spirit and prepare a ‘ma’a Tahiti’ (Tahitian feast) with these savory recipes.

Spinach and Bamboo Shoot Salad

A healthy and tasty bamboo-themed appetizer!
Get all the following recipes at Cali Bamboo.

Polynesian BBQ Kabobs on Bamboo Skewers
Impress your friends and family with your grill-master skills.

Coconut Fried Shrimp
These are sure to be a hit and so easy to make.

“Firi Firi” – Tahitian Coconut Doughnuts
No good meal is complete without the dessert!

Ease your guests into the high-spirited and carefree vibes of the tropics with these albums featuring music from Hawaii and the South Pacific islands.
“Echo des Iles Tuamotu et de Bora Bora” by Marie Mariteragi
“Facing Future” by Hawaiian favorite Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
“Drums of Bora Bora” features artists from Australia & the Pacific Islands

Take Home Party Favors:
These zen-inspiring Lucky Bamboo Stalks (not real bamboo but still cool) will not only serve as a reminder of the incredible night everyone had, they will also bring good fortune!

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