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As an alternative to cotton, bamboo requires little or no chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Moreover, bamboo fabric is deliciously soft, remarkably breathable and anti-microbial.  

You can support Bambu Batu when you use the following links to shop for bamboo clothing.

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Hemp and Marijuana: What’s the difference?

Hemp and Marijuana: What’s the difference?

When you work with natural fibers and sustainable materials, one of the greatest sources of confusion is the relationship between hemp and marijuana. Are they the same, or are they different? I can't tell you how many times I've brought up the subject of hemp clothing...

Introducing Bamboo: Genus by genus

Introducing Bamboo: Genus by genus

Bamboo is more than just an amazing plant. It's more like an entire family, made up of nearly 2,000 plants. But technically, according to the botanical taxonomy, bamboo is actually a sub-family within the grass family, Poaceae. The subfamily Bambusoideae includes 3...

Best clumping bamboos: Never run again

Best clumping bamboos: Never run again

It's easy to fall in love with bamboo. It's a beautiful plant with tall, elegant canes and thick, leafy greenery. Bamboo has a rich history and thousands of uses. But many gardeners have come to dread bamboo, because some varieties will spread out of control and take...