Why is bamboo hollow?

Why is bamboo hollow?

Bamboo is a remarkable plant that is both attractive and useful. I like working and crafting with it because it’s strong and lightweight. And if you’ve ever sawed through a bamboo pole to make something as simple as a garden stake or a curtain rod, you...
How fast does bamboo grow?

How fast does bamboo grow?

Bamboo has many amazing characteristics. And the woody grass has a reputation for being the fastest growing plant on earth. That reputation is well-deserved, because some varieties of bamboo can grow more than a meter a day, under ideal circumstances. How fast does...
Running bamboo: Why must you run?

Running bamboo: Why must you run?

Bamboo has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the fastest growing plants on earth. Indeed, some tropical varieties can grow more than a meter a day in the growing season. Pull up a cozy chair and you can actually watch it grow. Running bamboo has earned a...

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