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New book: Bamboo by Susanne Lucas

Yep, I did it.  I wrote a book.  It took me about 3 years in between all the other things that take up life, and I hope it is an interesting read for you.  Here is the some info about … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Bamboo Day on Cape Cod with NEC members!

Join us on Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Cotuit Village (Cape Cod, Massachusetts) for a scenic 5K Walk/Run in celebration of World Bamboo Day! Many thanks to our generous sponsors, which include bamboo businesses from across the United States and … Continue reading

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NEC ABS Bamboo Open House June 15 Amenia, NY

June 15th  Saturday 9am to 6pm Come join us for a bamboo work party! Learn thinning and harvesting techniques. Control strategies.  Large collection of both running and clumping cold-hardy bamboos Help rejuvenate overgrown groves. (Bring your own tools) Chapter meeting, Bamboo … Continue reading

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CCE to Host Bamboo and Bonsai Programs

Posted by Danielle De Souza (Editor), May 23, 2013 at 02:03 pm http://eastmeadow.patch.com/groups/local-connections/p/cce-to-host-bamboo-and-bonsai-programs Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE) announced that it will host bamboo and bonsai programs at the Horticulture Center at East Meadow Farms at 832 Merrick Ave. in June. … Continue reading

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NEC Work Party at East West Bamboo Farm, Amenia NY

Saturday, JUNE 15 For all you long-time bamboo friends, this is the beautiful garden and nursery created by one of our club’s founding members – Dolores Holland.   Her son, Anthony Poveromo, has  come to live here and has developed … Continue reading

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Bamboo Conference on Long Island, October 19, 2012

Bamboo – Every Plant Has Its Rightful Place Friday October 19, 2012   8am – 4pm Little Theater, Roosevelt Hall Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY Sponsored by the Department of Ornamental Horticulture, Long Island Nursery and Landscape Association (LINLA), the Northeast … Continue reading

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Bamboo available – come and DIG IT

I have what is now a small stand of Phyllostachys vivax ‘Aureocaulis’, eight 9 foot culms, in our field. However, I have decided not to let it go or to dig up a barrier for it. So, …do you know anyone who … Continue reading

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Our new membership postcard

Many thanks to NEC member Ariel Dubov, of New York City, for creating a new membership postcard to help promote the Northeast Chapter!    We have lived a few years now without a membership brochure (ABS  has not replaced the … Continue reading

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Non-Invasive, Cold-Hardy Clumping Bamboos/ The genus : Fargesia

From Nursery Management Pro magazine / September 2011 issue / Regional Specialist column http://www.nurserymanagementonline.com/nm0911-fargesia-woody-grass-evergreen.aspx It is amazing to me still that few people know the genus Fargesia. There are few plants that can rival the merits of this woody grass: … Continue reading

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Winter 2010 – a commentary

Printed in the May 2011 issue of BAMBOO (ABS magazine) by Susanne Lucas  /   susannelucas@gmail.com It is amazing what a little time can bring.  I just took a stroll around to take a look at my bamboos, as Betty … Continue reading

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