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Sustainable Building

Building With Bamboo

Posted on Jan 13, 2013 in Blog, Sustainable Building | Comments Off on Building With Bamboo

Guest Blog Post by Diane Kennedy Part of a sustainable garden is the growing of building materials.  If you can’t have a wood lot, then temperature permitting you can grow clumping bamboo.  You can grow ‘running’ bamboo if you’d like, but it would be wise to keep it contained in pots or you’ll end up with a major headache such as I had last January trying to remove it.  The bamboo in my yard has happily grown into giant plants with wonderfully tall, strong shoots that are ready to harvest.  I have several projects in mind, but the most fun and appealing has been the...

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