How do I grow Bamboo outdoors?

kbrat says:

I want to grow Bamboo in my back patio area. Is it true that if I just throw some bamboo back their that it will spread and grow on its own? If not what do I have to do, buy seeds or something? Help....BTW, I live on Long Island....

ArleneV says: Bamboo is an outdoor species (whether it is a plant or grass is a hot debate) so it should grow fine outdoors with plenty of moderate sunlight and plenty of water (it drinks it fast and is an...

How to grow runner beans and French beans -

Most varieties will produce good yields, but this year I’m trying three new (to me at least) varieties as well as my favourite Kings Seeds’ Barlotta Lingua di Fuoco ( ). They look so exotic as their pods turn red, and if you leave them on the plant to dry out the speckly bird’s egg-like beans inside the pod are almost creamy when cooked.

My other beans this...


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Malverne bans 'destructive' bamboo

Under the new village law, residents are prohibited from planting, growing or maintaining bamboo on outdoor property; indoor plantings are allowed. The building department has the authority to issue summonses once a week if the owner fails to ...

Ministry of environment and forests wants states to free bamboo grown on private land

At present, no permission or licence is needed to grow bamboo on private land ... to encourage planting of bamboos in areas outside forests including private lands. The Centre was promoting bamboo plantations through various schemes with ...

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