Preparing bamboo for winter

Preparing bamboo for winter

If you’re living in an area with definite seasons and freezing winters (not Coastal California), then now is the time to start bracing yourself for the cold. Be sure you have enough firewood on hand, begin to think about changing your tires, and start to...
Killing bamboo with bleach and gasoline

Killing bamboo with bleach and gasoline

If killing bamboo with bleach and gasoline sounds to you like a bad idea, that’s because it is. But sometimes bamboo can spread so aggressively that it will drive gardeners to the point of madness. Rather than going to the trouble of excavating a bamboo plant...
Watering bamboo: How much and when

Watering bamboo: How much and when

Like any other plant, bamboo needs three basic things in order to survive. Dirt, sun and water. And as a gardener, one of your greatest responsibilities is to provide your bamboo with water. So, it’s one of the first questions any grower will have to ask. How...
Bamboo anatomy: 9 Parts of the bamboo plant

Bamboo anatomy: 9 Parts of the bamboo plant

The more you know about bamboo, the more fascinating the plant becomes. From the strength of its fibers to the the tenacity of its roots to the unpredictability of its flowering, this is a grass like no other. At the same time, from an anatomical and botanical...

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