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Alphonse Karr, what a nice bamboo variety! by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Was cleaning out my Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr' and Bambusa ventricosa 'Buddha's Belly Bamboo' today. I'm tired, but was able to propagate some nice plants ... Read on »
Bamboo plants, fall inventory. We can ship plants in the U.S. by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We have lots of bamboo plants, both running and clumping, to choose from. We can ship 1 and 5 gallon bamboo plants to most of the U.S., except Hawaii. Many of ... Read on »
Oh dreadful wind... leave my bamboo alone! by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Sean Mad Man Bamboo www.madmanbamboo.com Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Read on »
Bamboo poles used in Hindu ceremony called Hanuman pujas by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I am honored yet again to donate some fresh bamboo poles for a Hindu ceremony. I didn't initially ask what it was for the first time (two years ago). But asked this t ... Read on »
Bamboo for Friends Contest is back! by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We're at it again! Suggest our Mad Man Bamboo Facebook Page to your friends and get a chance to win a $40 gift certificate good for a bamboo plants and other bamboo goo ... Read on »
Coffee, a treatment for pests on plants, including bamboo by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living David, a fellow bamboo connoisseur, sent me several articles on the use of coffee to prevent pests. The Bambusa multiplex series of bamboo is particularly susceptible t ... Read on »
Still lots of bamboo to choose from... get yours by appointment by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It's a great time of year to plant bamboo. Planting it now gives the plant several months to develop its root structure and gather enough energy to shoot in the spring (for ... Read on »
Rogue bamboo... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This was interesting... I cut out a mature Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Midori' from the ground a couple of months ago. Near the site of the original plant, I found a rhi ... Read on »
Plant that bamboo before winter sets in... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We have lots of unique bamboo plants for sale. Both non-invasive clumping bamboo and running bamboo. Here is a list of what is available, one, five and fifteen gallo ... Read on »
Paul Whitaker's new book - Practical Bamboos, great photos, lots of design inspiration by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Very excited yesterday to receive an advance copy of Paul Whitaker's new book - Practical Bamboos. So far its a great resource, I especially like the discussion ... Read on »
Here is a recent art ... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Here is a recent article that the Placer Herald, our local Rocklin newspaper, did on our bamboo business. Happy reading! Sean Mad Man Bamboo www.m ... Read on »
Bamboo in Bali by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Facebook friend and bamboo customer Mark Riggle shared some photos with me from his recent trip to Bali. Not sure what the species is, but they are certainl ... Read on »
New bamboo book coming soon: Paul Whitaker's 50 Practical Bamboos by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This looks like a book worth buying. Paul Whitaker's 50 Practical Bamboos. Whitaker is an excellent bamboo author and am looking forward to his latest book. Heck, I ... Read on »
On the list... Arayashima Bamboo Forrest, Kyoto, Japan by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This is on my list. The large bamboo forrest in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. This is a tour by bike. Check out the end.... ooh, watch out for that Jeep! Pretty funny.... ... Read on »
Save the Date! Fall Bamboo Open House. by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Save the Date! Fall Bamboo Open House date is set. It is... Saturday, October 16, 2010, 9 am to 3 pm at 5719 Jersey Drive in Rocklin. Bamboo and Japanese Maples for sale. ... Read on »
Bamboo shipment came in today - lots of one and five gallon plants available by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Over 250 five gallon plants came in today - we are re-stocked and have what you need. Today we got in about 250 five gallon bamboo plants. Popular varieties such as A ... Read on »
A fun day in Davis, CA... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living After twelve years living 30 miles from Davis, I finally got around to visiting it. Had a great day visiting my friend Gerhard and his wife Heather. ... Read on »
A beautiful oasis in the middle of Central Valley farm land... Clark Center for Japanese Art and... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This past weekend, on the the way to a high school reunion, I finally got a chance to visit the Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture located a few miles sout ... Read on »
Bamboo in Vegas... you heard right... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ever on the lookout for bamboo in places travelled, I unexpectedly ran into bamboo in one of the hottest, driest places in the U.S., Las Vegas. Its was in the 1 ... Read on »
One gallon bamboo plants now available; now taking bamboo special orders for August delivery;... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living One gallon bamboo plants now available! Many clumping bamboo favorites now available in one gallon sizes. We just received 400 one gallon bamboo plants (pictur ... Read on »