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What if……an answer to people concerned about invasive bamboo

More and more there is a fight, a battle, a war against bamboo.  Communities are banning bamboos from the urban landscape, and hiring bamboo monitors to patrol yards searching out these unruly subjects and forcing their homeowners to get rid of the plants.  While I agree that bamboos creeping across neighborhoods can be destructive and […]

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Compost Tea – Bamboo has amazing benefits for other plants too

Finding viable organic alternatives to commercial fertilizers is crucially important in a world where tens of thousands of chemicals have been added to our environment in the last fifty years.  These chemicals are either directly applied to our food or make their way into our food system via water and air.  Luckily finding easy and […]

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Don’t Forget the Leaves

Don’t forget bamboo leaves! When people think of bamboo they think mostly of construction and manufacturing.  We have all seen the bamboo flooring and bamboo sheets but did you know that bamboo is also an important food and medicine source?  Bamboo leaves are the under utilized part of the bamboo plant and can be used […]

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Bamboo Plantations

Bamboo is quickly becoming a must have for everything from non-woven fabrics to composites, food to forage.  The problem is there isn’t enough bamboo planted at this time to fill that need.  Manufacturers are scrambling to lock in raw materials for current and future use.  Bamboo grows fast and harvesting can begin in less then […]

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