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Phyllostachys rubromarginata: Red Margin Bamboo

Phyllostachys rubromarginata: Red Margin Bamboo

If you're worried about bamboo getting invasive and taking over your yard, you might want to steer clear of Phyllostachys rubromarginata. But if you want a thick privacy hedge, a fast-growing bamboo for a cold climate, or maybe a hardy species for a bamboo plantation,...

Bamboo Toilet Paper: Sheet happens

Bamboo Toilet Paper: Sheet happens

Every day the world loses something close to 100,000 trees. And according to the statistics, we cut down about 27,000 trees a day just for toilet paper. It's as if we were literally flushing our planet down the toilet. But what can we do? We can't change our...

Bamboo in the Philippines

Bamboo in the Philippines

Based on the popularity of a couple previous blog posts, about Where Bamboo Comes From and 20 of the World's Best Bamboo Gardens, we've been following up with a series of articles about fabulous bamboo destinations. As it happens, one of the best places on earth to...

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