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Fertilizing your bamboo: Simple solutions

Fertilizing your bamboo: Simple solutions

It seems like the most common problem gardeners have with bamboo is that it grows too fast. Certain varieties of running bamboo can definitely be aggressive or even invasive. But without proper care and feeding, your bamboo might also languish, lose leaves and fail to...

Shopping for bamboo plants

Shopping for bamboo plants

Browsing through the aisles of greenery at my neighborhood nursery is one of my all time favorite pastimes. I know some guys would prefer to spend Saturday morning at the hardware store basking in the pleasure of latest power tools. But I'm far more at home grazing...

Genus Fargesia: Clumping bamboo for cold climates

Genus Fargesia: Clumping bamboo for cold climates

When people talk about bamboo, they are likely to mention things like Japanese gardens, privacy hedges and giant grasses. But the term Fargesia doesn't ordinarily come up right away in conversation. It's the botanical name for a particular genus of bamboo, but it's a...

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