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From Ned Newton; THANKS, NED!

From March 24, 2014 Since you asked, I thought I would give you a few bullets on bamboo at my place this winter (dare I say spring yet). The forecast is for more snow and last night it was down … Continue reading

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NEC Spring Meeting, Cylburn Arboretum

July 5, 2014 Big thanks go out to NEC President Scott Ritchie for organizing a wonderful spring meeting at the Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore, Maryland, the weekend of June 21st. The site has a long history of gardening, dating back … Continue reading

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NEC Spring 2014 Meeting: June 21st!

Hello old friends and new members! Time for a spring/summer meeting. I’ve set us up for June 21st at the Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore MD. We’ll start about 9am and go until we can’t boo anymore (about 3pm). Cylburn a … Continue reading

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From Ned Newton, Westport, MA

<< Since you asked, I thought I would give you a few bullets on bamboo at my place this winter (dare I say spring yet).  The forecast (March 24) is for more snow and last night it was down to … Continue reading

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From Whitney Adams, Groton CT

<< Yes, the bamboo law in CT is inconvenient.  I am reducing the size of my Phyllostachys plantings.  They do get a little overly vigorous at times.  However, I am retaining all my other running bamboos like Borinda solidus?, S. … Continue reading

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Lecture and book signing at the Arnold Arboretum, April 2

Hey, I’m doing a bamboo presentation and book-signing gig on April 2 at the Arnold Arboretum…. please come! We can meet at Doyle’s for a quick dinner before heading to the Arnold Arboretum. http://my.arboretum.harvard.edu/Info.aspx?DayPlanner=1296&DayPlannerDate=4/2/2014

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2014 Greetings!

I suspect you are much like me in feeling like this winter has been a real bruiser.  Today the sun is shining brightly here and the icicles are melting, and I can only hope that by the end of the … Continue reading

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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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