Saturday, March 17th: The Amazing World of Bamboo: Incorporating Bamboo into Your Landscape for Beauty, Food, and Products

The Amazing World of Bamboo: Incorporating Bamboo into Your Landscape for Beauty, Food, and Products
Queens Botanical Garden (43-50 Main St., Queens)
2-4:30pm
Free, RSVP required: rwolf@queensbotanical.org

Durable, abundant, and natural – bamboo is the most popular plant on the planet. Whether it’s birds using it for their nests or builders seeking it out for green construction projects, the hardy plant proves one of the most versatile and enduring. Noted landscape architect and Farmingdale State College Ornamental Horticulture Chairperson Michael Veracka reveals just why bamboo is the plant of choice for so many around the world, where you can find it in many popular products on the shelves today, and how city dwellers in even the most urban environments can grow and incorporate bamboo in their homes.