Yellow bamboo hardiness

I have a yellow bamboo plant I’ve had for at least 10 years it’s around 6′ tall. I leave it out every summer, this year I divided it and put half in my green house for the winter. The ground…

Bamboo Cultivation on Leslie Spit

Hello, I am working on a research project on growing bamboo for structural usage on Leslie Spit. I identified Phyllostachys Bambusoides (Madake) and Phyllostachys Edulis (Moso) as the two bamboo species I would like to suggest growing on the Spit.…

Bamboo

Hi, do you know where in Toronto ( North York) I can buy bamboo to plant in front of an east facing fence to block my neighbour’s wall? I have heard that Fargesia dracocephala works well. I have a locust…

Bamboo

Hi I have zero experience gardening but I will try to be as descriptive as possible. I’m looking for a clumping variety of bamboo that grows about 8 feet tall with a relatively small spread. I have a sunny backyard…

bamboo

Let me explain that I have a bamboo hedge about 50 feet long and is on a slop which is anywhere from 12 to 14 plus feet wide, with a runoff stream at the bottom. During the Muskoka Rive flood…

Privacy

  Hi i need some advice…we have a huge maple tree at the back of our yard (neighbours tree) that has just had to be cut right back as it was overhanging our yard about 8 foot killing everything underneith…

Fast growing Hedge

Hi Can you tell me a few fast growing hedges for partial sun places in durham region. Nothing over 2 metres. Also can bamboo grow here? I thought it was a plant for hot places. Thanks…

Sunflowers to halt invasive bamboo?

Hello, several years ago, our neighbor planted running bamboo. Needless to say, it is now running across our property. Since sunflowers are hard on “all grasses” according to what I’ve read on your website, do you think if I purchase…

Bamboo in Toronto

Hello, We have a rooftop garden in a Toronto Condo and wanted to know if Bamboo would grow well in a container? If so, is there a recommended type? Many thanks,…

Bamboo for Toronto

Hello, I would like to plant bamboo in my yard (preferably a clumping variety that grows no taller than about 3 meters), but I am unable to find it for sale anywhere locally. I assume there must be some species…