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NEC Report to ABS Board at ABS Annual Conference

Submitted and presented by NEC Rep, Susanne Lucas (filling in for Scott Ritchie) September 9, 2014   San Marino, California – The Huntington Botanical Gardens The current NEC Board of Directors: > Scott Ritchie, President (terms ends 2016), Baltimore MD … Continue reading

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Free potted bamboo!

Hello bamboo lovers, I have quite a few pots with indoor bamboo in CT. They  have spent summer on the porch and I am giving them away as have no time to split them/report and continue to take care. I … Continue reading

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National Public Radio interview with Susanne Lucas, September 5, 2014

Listen here: http://wnpr.org/post/diverse-durable-and-edible-bamboo Susanne answered this call, after Scott Ritchie’s suggestion: <<I’m a producer for the public radio call-in show on WNPR in Hartford, CT called Where We Live. I’m interested in putting together an hour-long show about bamboo and I … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Interview with Susanne Lucas

On the program, The Forum, the discussion is all about grasses, with specific focus on rice and BAMBOO.  The program first aired on August 18, but is still available as a podcast, online. Listen here :   http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p024hhnj  

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From Whitney Adams; THANKS, WHITNEY!

From April 8, 2014 Hi Ed, Thank you for the hardiness information.  My bamboos have been pretty much burned up.  Sasa palmata is all tan, etc. After just emailing you there are some additional details that occurred to me.  The … Continue reading

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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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