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Growing Cycads in the Landscape


Well, I post about this site also being about cycads, but I think this will be the first post I have made regarding them. My fascination started with these about ten years ago, when my brother and I decided to Read More

Growing Dendrocalamus Validus bamboo in northeast Florida


Back in 2008 I paid a visit to Chuck Theroux in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  He runs Bountiful Earth and has the largest collection of bamboo in the upper half of the state.  The trip was two fold; to help Read More

Bamboo propagation continued…


Recently I was contacted by a reader who wanted some specifics on how to divide his bamboo.  These are tropical clumpers and after watching my videos on Propagating Tropical Clumping Bamboo he still had some questions.  He sent me pictures Read More

Using Bamboo As A Natural Privacy Screen


One of the many great uses of bamboo is to use it as a screen in your landscape, adding both beauty and privacy.  A well constructed bamboo screen can either partially or completely block out what you are trying not Read More

Clumping bamboo plants blowing in the wind


We had a rather wicked but well needed storm blow into Jacksonville today.  The kids yelled from the upstairs that the bamboo was bent over and touching the pool enclosure, so I went up to investigate.  Sure enough it was, Read More

Help for growing bamboo from seed


Well over the years my site has been linked from various others in regards to my simple bamboo seed germination directions or to bamboo in general.  If you are wondering, the link to the directions is here: Growing Bamboo From Read More

Propagating Bamboo From Rhizomes


Typically this is a rather easy process for running type bamboos. One simply digs up a section of rhizomes then plants it in a new spot. When the buds break dormancy, they shoot and begin growing, and in several years Read More

Propagating Tropical Clumping Bamboo Pt 2


Well I’ve finally gotten around to uploading the second video in my series “Propagating Tropical Clumping Bamboo”. In this video, I cover how to divide Bambusa Mutabilis via division, which will allow you to plant more bamboo within your yard, Read More

Propagating Bamboo Via Division Video Demonstration


Many of my website visitors find their way here searching for information on how to propagate bamboo via division.  Well being that Spring is here and I have to actually divide some of my tropical clumping bamboos, I’ve decided to Read More