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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...

Pruning bamboo: Restore your grass’s grandeur

Pruning bamboo: Restore your grass’s grandeur

Bamboo is an astonishing plant with nearly unlimited potential. Its towering culms can stretch to unthinkable heights. The poles can sway in the breeze and knock hypnotically. The graceful leaves and majestic stature even rival the magnificence of an Asian temple. But...

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