bamboo books

Whether you’re looking to grow your library of bamboo literature, or you just want a beautiful new edition for your coffee table, these are some of our favorite books about our favorite plant.

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Bamboo with zigzags and other unusual features

Bamboo with zigzags and other unusual features

If you asked your average Sam on the street to describe a bamboo plant, they could probably tell you it's made up of long, tall stems that resemble straight, hollow tubes, typically yellow in color with a canopy of narrow leaves. For the most part, this would be a...

Growing Bamboo: A complete how-to guide

Growing Bamboo: A complete how-to guide

The benefits of cultivating and using bamboo are almost endless, and you can read all about them in our article What's so great about bamboo? And even if you're not growing bamboo on an industrial scale, you can think of all sorts of reasons to plant it in your own...

8 Most dangerous bamboo varieties to beware of

8 Most dangerous bamboo varieties to beware of

When you tell your neighbors that you're thinking about planting some bamboo, you're liable to get a range of reactions. Maybe they'll share your enthusiasm for the legendary grass and tell you how much they love their bamboo linens. Or perhaps their face will turn as...