Plant awareness

April Sampson-Kelly askpv at ozemail.com.au
Wed Nov 26 20:16:48 EST 1997


you could position your clumping bamboo upwind so that the mulch is blown
onto your other
plants requiring mulch.
what do you mean by zone 6 and 7?
regards,
April

-----Original Message-----
From: FranksFarm at aol.com <FranksFarm at aol.com>
To: permaculture at listserv.oit.unc.edu <permaculture at listserv.oit.unc.edu>
Date: Tuesday, 25 November 1997 5:51
Subject: Re: Plant awareness


>Hi,
>
>Thanks Milo for sharing your orchard and bamboo experiences. Made good
>reading.
>Regarding bamboo...is there any special variety that you would recommend
that
>is fast growing, produces strong wood that could be used for fencing, other
>farm purposes, that is fairly easy to grow in Zones 6 and 7, and that
stands
>heavy pruning? Whew that's a mouthful.
>
>Oh and I forgot to add...is not as invasive as some varieties which can
soon
>take over a site?
>
>Also does shredded bamboo make good mulch. Thanks. Best wishes for a happy
>Thanksgiving to all. frank
>



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