20 Aug '11, 10pm

5 Reasons Not to Plant Bamboo in Your Yard | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Reasons Not to Plant Bamboo in Your Yard | Care2 Healthy Living

Bamboo is a trendy star of the eco-friendly construction movement, with a wide variety of flooring, furniture and other items being manufactured with the strong, fast-growing grass. However, bamboo production should be left to commercial growers. Bamboo’s hardiness and rapid growth make it a problematic plant for most yards. Here are the top five reasons not to plant bamboo in your garden . 1. Bamboo can spread into neighboring yards. Many homeowners plant bamboo to create a fast-growing privacy screen around their home. Ted Jordan Meredith, author of Bamboo for Gardens , notes that some bamboo species can grow more than three feet per day. Bamboo can spread as quickly as it grows, and it doesn’t respect fences or property lines. Bamboo grows particularly vigorously when adjacent to irrigated lawns and gardens or in low-lying areas that collect water. Instead of just block...

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care2.com 24 Aug '11, 10pm

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care2.com 22 Aug '11, 6pm

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care2.com 18 Aug '11, 5pm

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