Bamboo for Japanese Gardens

Bamboo for Japanese Gardens

NOTE: This article first appeared in December 2020, last updated in July 2022. These days, it seems, we could all use a little more Zen access in our lives. And what better place to enjoy a moment of Zen than in a well-kept Japanese garden? The process of creating and...
How long does bamboo live?

How long does bamboo live?

Bamboo is rather famous for how fast and tall it grows, how aggressively it spreads, and for its tremendous sustainability. But some of bamboo’s characteristics remain something of a mystery. Many readers and customers want to know, for example, how long does...