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jacko

some bamboo pictures

Post by jacko » Fri May 27, 2011 8:23 am

took some photos the other day of my bamboos,its nice to see them recover from that horrible winter.
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Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri May 27, 2011 8:30 am

Very nice photos Jacko, especially the "up-shot"

Do you have a photo of the whole garden so that they can be seen in context?

jacko

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by jacko » Fri May 27, 2011 8:44 am

try these
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Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri May 27, 2011 2:49 pm

Looking great.

What would you do with them all if you ever moved?

GoggleboxUK

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by GoggleboxUK » Fri May 27, 2011 3:00 pm

Love that first pic, it's like a Windows Screensaver shot!

:DD

jacko

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by jacko » Fri May 27, 2011 4:16 pm

if i ever moved i'd take what i can and take cuttings/divisions of the big ones and give the rest to friends i suppose.

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Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by Tom2006 » Fri May 27, 2011 4:52 pm

Looks AMAZING!!! My P nigra has put up the most culms ever this spring after the worst winter! icon_scratch :lol:
Most wanted list - Any Young Trachycarpus and/or fern.

Mr List

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by Mr List » Fri May 27, 2011 5:33 pm

jacko wrote:if i ever moved i'd take what i can and take cuttings/divisions of the big ones and give the rest to friends i suppose.
i dont think anybody that wasnt interested ina bamboo grove would ever take your house mate.

RogerBacardy

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by RogerBacardy » Fri May 27, 2011 5:37 pm

I know someone who would be interested:
















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Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by jacko » Fri May 27, 2011 5:48 pm

:lol: good one roger.i bet a panda could go through my lot in a day.

jacko

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by jacko » Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:57 am

some more pics taken the other day now that everything is fully foliated.
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Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by Darlo Mark » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:13 am

Roger, I nearly wet myself!

Lovely pics Jacko, inspirational! Love the path through the bamboo.

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Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by Adam D » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:49 am

Your bamboos are looking very healthy Jacko.

Have you put up some sort of bamboo barrier in the first shot to stop the bamboos from flopping over?

jacko

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by jacko » Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:07 pm

ive left the old washing line in place on the right side that is at the height of 5ft 6ins,that holds back a lot.the nigra on the left has a rope around it at the 6ft mark.the rest of the canopy above flops over to form the arch effect and anything that flops lower gets pruned.

GoggleboxUK

Re: some bamboo pictures

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:49 pm

That arch looks stunning! A couple at large Cycas Revoluta or medium sized tree ferns at the camera end would look amazing.

;)

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