Bamboo for privacy – choosing the right species

How to Choose the Right Bamboo for your Privacy Screen Bamboo is an excellent solution to privacy issues in high-density areas and a feature in more extensive gardens. Bamboo grows…

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Cold Hardy Bamboo for Zone 4

The temperature in the USDA Plant hardiness Zone 4 drops to - 20 to -30F in winter.  The Zone can be divided into 4a (-30 to -25F) and 4b (-25…

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Can You Grow Bamboo in Ohio?

Can you grow bamboo in Ohio where the temperatures during winter go way below freezing? Yes, you can! But make sure to choose the right variety.  The majority of bamboo…

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Wisconsin – Grow Cold Hardy Bamboo

Can you grow bamboo in Wisconsin? Yes! But which bamboo species you can choose depends on your exact location within the state.  There are over 1400 different bamboo all over…

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Most cold hardy bamboo for Minnesota

Can you grow bamboo in Minnesota? Yes! But there are only a handful of bamboo that are cold hardy enough to survive the harsh winters.  Quick note:  If you are…

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Zone 5 Hardy Bamboo – Clumping and Running

Cold hardy bamboos are a way for people living in the north to add tropical beauty to their landscapes. The evergreen plants provide a pop of color even in winter…

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Best soil for bamboo. How to improve yours

You can see bamboo grow all over the world in all kinds of conditions: clay-heavy soils, sandy and loamy soils, as well as rocky soils in mountain regions. Bamboo is…

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