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Summertime and The Living's Easy (In Your Own Backyard)

  It’s officially summer y’all and we couldn’t be more excited! When we think about summer we think of sunny days, cool drinks, and our kiddos and grand-kiddos playing outside. As much as we enjoy heading to the beach or pool, one of our favorite spots to hang with family and friends is right in the backyard. There's so much fun stuff to do, just steps away from home. So this summer why not discover the adventure in your own backyard? GROWNow that the kids are out of school and have a lot more free time, it’s good to find activities to keep them busy (and away from those pesky screens). Our Sunny Side UP gardens are the perfect activity...

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Go Green for Earth Day (& Everyday) with Help from Backyard Safari

Earth Day—we celebrate it every April 22nd but we really should be celebrating it every day of the year. We only have one planet so we need to make sure we take good care of it. Here’s the good news, our team at Backyard Safari Company wants to help!There’s always more we can do, so this year we’re sharing some of our favorite ways to give back to our Mother Earth. So let’s make sure we carry our good actions on Earth Day throughout the rest of the year by making new, better habits every day. Here are a few simple tasks to start practicing today:   GO GREEN Use natural products instead of pesticides on your lawn or outdoor...

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Treat Somebunny Special With an Easter Themed Garden Kit

Well, it’s officially Spring y’all! Although it may not feel like it outside, it’s here—and hopefully the warmer weather will arrive just in time for Easter, which is less than 2 weeks away! This year we wanted to give you an Easter-themed gift idea for your little ones that mixes up the usual suspects of chocolate eggs, marshmallow Peeps, or sweet jelly beans. How about our Little Bunny Garden instead? It’s a veggie garden kit that’s perfect for little bunny gardeners, and the best part is there's no sugar included! :) Our garden starter kits are a great activity you can start with your kids indoors, and then move them into your gardens outside when Spring is in full swing....

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Wait, I Can Grow My Own Cocktails?

It turns out dear friends, that cocktails do not grow on trees! How sad. But they do grow in our magnificent Grow Gardens! Yay!In fact, our Cocktail Garden is such a fan favorite, it’s not only one of our most popular gardening kits, but it’s also available at Urban Outfitters and on Uncommon Goods! How cool is that? Our Cocktail kit comes with everything you need to boost your happy hour (or happy evening), including 6 packets of heirloom seeds (thyme, lavender, Thai basil, mint, lemon balm, blue borage), starter soil, wooden plant ID stakes, growing instructions, a recycled fiber egg carton planter, and even some fun cocktail recipes. Don’t drink? No worries, all of our drink recipes can also...

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Introducing our New Pollinator Garden, the Honey Bee Habitat

Hey  y’all! We just wanted to take a minute and introduce our newest Grow Garden to the (potting) mix–the Honey Bee Habitat! We’ve been wanting to create a pollinator garden for our line, and since bees are one of the most important pollinators out there, we decided to make a garden just for them. Did you know that about 80% of the pollination of fruits, vegetables, and seed crops in the U.S is accomplished by honey bees? Much of the food we eat is made possible by bees. And since our little honey bee friends have been disappearing over the years, we figured by growing this bee kit we can contribute a little something to the environment by keeping them...

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