Posts Tagged ‘tropical’

Build a Small Cold Frame

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Last year I built a small, energy efficient greenhouse to store many of our tropical plants in, as well as a place to place newly dug bamboo during cold dry periods during the winter. ¬†Mickey and I didn’t like the looks of the greenhouse after it was completed, ¬†it just sort ugly so I promised […]

Running bamboo and clumping bamboo

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Runners and clumpers. I get a lot of email asking for a clumping bamboo. Here in zone 7, runners are about all we can grow. I’ve been searching for a clumper that will do well in zone 7 but haven’t had any luck so far. I’ve got a couple that have barely survived, but that’s […]