To mix or not to mix...

To mix or not to mix...

Mixing bamboo, it's a common question as whether it's a good idea to mix bamboo and in general it's not.

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Cow

Cow

Well my beautiful cow picture is a very tenuous link to the subject I wanted to talk about (fertlisers) But I just couldn't quite visualise a photo of fertilser that looked in anyway appealing.

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To infinity and beyond!

To infinity and beyond!

It's that time of the year when huge new canes are erupting from your bamboo, towering every higher in to the spring sky... and I'm sure you're wondering when and if they will ever stop.

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Watering plants

Time for a drink!

Definitely time to have a rummage around shed and find the watering can!

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Beautiful Big Black Bamboo

Beautiful Big Black Bamboo

Just in today, very big, very bushy Black bamboo in huge 20 litre pots.

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Screening

Screening

The demand for bamboo to provide screening seems to be ever-increasing. To screen from new buildings, trampolines (a big favourite), new extensions or for boundaries where neighbours have removed fences, trees or hedging to dramatic effect.

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bamboo division

Jobs for February

February is a great month to either divide your bamboo or...

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Bamboo 2020

Bamboo 2020

While bamboo is used to create natural living boundaries, provide privacy and architectural interest, they are simultaneously capturing pollution, reducing noise and providing essential food and shelter for wildlife

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Bamboo in Winter

Bamboo in Winter

Well in the world of bamboo there isn't really much you need to think about, all our bamboo varieties are hardy and won't need winter protection.

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Bamboo mulch

Bamboo Leaf Mulch

Bamboo replaces it's leaves throughout the year - new leaves emerge to take the place of last years growth, and as the year goes on more leaf litter will accumulate at the base on the bamboo.

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Going Green

Going Green

Today being the latest in the worldwide School Climate strikes, I thought I should sing the praise of Bamboo and what it does for the environmental cause.

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Quick Tip - Pruning old canes

Quick Tip - Pruning old canes

Quick tip - Grab your secateurs, now's the time to prune to the ground any weak, thin or damaged canes.

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