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Can bamboo be hedged? by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Yes it can, quite easily with no impact on the plant itself. It works best on running and clumping bamboo that are naturally screening, that is thick and dense, as opposed ... Read on »
Must visit place in San Francisco... Japanese Tea Garden by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Literally within a short walk of the California Academy of Sciences and the De Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, a must see is the Japanese Tea Garden . I ... Read on »
The Wonderful World of Bamboo by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Enjoy this sampling of some of the bamboo we carry. Sean Mad Man Bamboo Nursery (916) 300-6335 www.madmanbamboo.com Read on »
The Secret Garden's "Grand Opening Celebration" to celebrate the opening of our second location by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Here is the invitation from Jennifer Kahl, owner of The Secret Garden, to the public for the event we will be at on June 12 in Elk Grove: Please ... Read on »
Bamboo, Japanese Maples - At the June 12 Grand Opening of The Secret Garden in Elk Grove! by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Bamboo, Japanese Maples - At the June 12 Grand Opening of The Secret Garden in Elk Grove! Its a road-trip to Elk Grove! Jim Lombard and I are headed to Elk Grove ... Read on »
Bamboo as a privacy screen in Joe's backyard... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Joe, a customer, who purchased Phylostachys bissetti and Phylostachys nigra 'Black Bamboo' sent me photos of how he used bamboo in his backyard. He built some reall ... Read on »
My visit to San Francisco's Market Street, Golden Gate Park and Japantown by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living All in pictures (taken this weekend, top to bottom): Japantown in San Francsico, CA; Bambusa textilis 'Weaver's Bamboo' at Golden Gate Park (near the ... Read on »
Bamboo clearance sale on Saturday, May 8 by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Help us make room and get a great deal on bamboo plants - one day only. We are holding a bamboo clearance sale on Saturday, May 8, 9 am to 3 pm. Were are offering a dis ... Read on »
Notes from a bamboo customer from Ohio... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Jason, a customer who lives near Cincinati, Ohio, recently purchased a five gallon Chusquea gigantea, a clumper and a five gallon Semiarundaria fastuos ... Read on »
Customer installs bamboo rhizome barrier by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Recently, a customer of mine sent some photos of his installation of bamboo rhizome barrier . Quite the project, but is well worth it. Running bamboo, placed i ... Read on »
Now accepting pre-orders for bamboo plants through March 27 by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We are now taking pre-orders for bamboo plants. Plants that are pre-ordered will be available for pick-up here in Rocklin after April 9, 2010. Pre-ordering bamboo plant ... Read on »
Now accepting pre-orders for bamboo plants and plant sale on Saturday, March 20 by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Now accepting pre-orders for bamboo plants. We are now taking pre-orders for bamboo plants. Plants that are pre-ordered will be available for pick-up here in Rocklin af ... Read on »
Spring is almost here... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living What a pleasant discovery today! Spring is almost here... how can I tell? The Moso Bamboo (Phylostachys edulis) is shooting! Sean Read on »
Don't miss our bamboo events in March. by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Don't miss our bamboo events in March. 350 plants, over 50 varieties, all at prices that can't be beat. Please mark your calendars for these special events we have line ... Read on »
Fertilizing your bamboo plant by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Fertilizing your bamboo, you start in March and provide a light application every other month of a high nitrogen fertilizer to keep your bamboo plants green and lush. La ... Read on »
Exceptional 'Buddha Belly Kimmei Bamboo' for sale by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Have some really exceptional Bambusa ventricosa kimmei 'Buddha Belly Kimmei Bamboo' for sale now in 5 gallon containers. The yellow culms have green striping and distinct ... Read on »
My day today... stocking up for spring with lots of new bamboo plants by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Spent the day today moving bamboo plants from the driveway to the back. All in preparation for my spring bamboo events - the Bamboo Open House on March 13 and th ... Read on »
Bamboo alleyway in Carmel, CA by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Bamboo sighting in Carmel, CA... Entrance to the Secret Garden... Sean Read on »
Like butta... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Got this from a reader of my Bamboo Geek blog... Hi Mad Man Bamboo, We have almost recovered from repotting my Black Bamboo which I should have attended to last ... Read on »