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Best bamboo tank tops: And they’re NOT made in China

Best bamboo tank tops: And they’re NOT made in China

Summertime is here and we're all trying to stay cool. That means the lighter your wardrobe, the happier you're going to be. So grab your favorite tank top and feel that wind beneath your wings! When it's comfort you're after, there's nothing better than bamboo. Now...

Pros and Cons of planting bamboo

Pros and Cons of planting bamboo

The decision to plant bamboo is not something to be taken lightly. Some people love it and some people hate it. But before you jump to any irrational conclusions, let's consider all the pros and cons of planting bamboo. Bamboo is without a doubt one of the most...

Timber Bamboo: The greatest of grasses

Timber Bamboo: The greatest of grasses

Webster's Dictionary defines timber as wood prepared for use in construction or carpentry, or trees grown for that purpose. Bamboo, however, is not a tree. All species of bamboo belong to the grass family, Poaceae. Whether it's a dwarf bamboo, just a few inches tall,...

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...

Bamboo and Astrology: In the sign of Cancer

Bamboo and Astrology: In the sign of Cancer

Bamboo is an amazing plant with some incredible properties. There are over 1,000 varieties of bamboo, and many of them will grow taller than trees, even though bamboo is actually a type of grass. For thousands of years, people have eaten bamboo, built houses with it,...

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