11am FREE Garden Talk: Bamboo – An Amazing Grass 2/26/19 on 02/26/2019 @ 11:00am
FREE Garden Talk: Bamboo – An Amazing Grass
Tuesday, February 26th, 11am
This event is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve your seat in advance.
Bamboo is a truly amazing grass! There are over 1500 known varieties of bamboo in the world, and about half are non-invasive, clumping bamboos that can be easily controlled in the landscape. Join Deborah Kerr from Bountiful Earth as she provides an overview of the types of clumping bamboos that can be used to quickly provide a green privacy screen or create a beautiful, tropical focal point in any landscape. She will also discuss the overall environmental benefits of bamboo plants and many uses of harvested bamboo. Participants will be provided with information on how to select, install and maintain bamboo. Deborah Kerr has nearly 30 years of experience as an environmental scientist and six years of experience growing and working with bamboo. Bountiful Earth, founded in 2002, was the first grower/supplier specializing in bamboo in east central Florida. Their clients include the Jacksonville Zoo, University of North Florida, professional landscapers, and homeowners. The nursery and retail store are located at 1200 W. Canal St. in New Smyrna Beach.