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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Subterranean Alien Invasion?

Subterranean Alien Invasion?

Spring is starting to make itself felt and this is the time when you will see the emergence of numerous very odd-looking eruptions from the base of bamboo.

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Which Compost

Which Compost

There are of course many types of compost and many many opinions as to what is best to use. We have planted out many many many bamboo and take our word for it a good multi-purpose compost is all you need. 

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Slow release Fertiliser

Slow release Fertiliser

With each order we send out we include a complimentary slow release fertiliser. This fertiliser is a high nitrogen blend which will really help to boost the growth of you new bamboo whether planted in the ground or in a planter.

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Essential - Watering

Essential - Watering

This maybe the most important post on this page and it's to do with.... Watering! Watering your newly planted bamboo is essential for healthy new growth, as we move (i say hopefully) in to warmer drier months.

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Bamboo pruning

Bamboo pruning

Bamboo is a little different from other bamboo, once a cane has been pruned it no longer grows. It will keep it's leaves but it's height is set.

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