Bamboo News

Native American Flutes and Panpipes at the Texas Bamboo Festival

Native American Flutes and Panpipes at the Texas Bamboo Festival

The Texas Bamboo Society will meet at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden on September 17, 2016 – 9:30am – 12 noon at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas.

Questions? send email or call or text (512) 906-8250

Members and non-members are welcome. membership info


Opportunity to dig some running bamboos:
A local to Austin bamboo collector has sold his house and the new owner does not want the bamboo that is in the current landscape.  The bamboo is available to be dug from now thru Sept. 25, 2016. The address is 911 Acorn Oaks, Austin, TX 78745. The location is near Wm Cannon and South First. It is not necessary to call in advance.  They may be some construction/demolition/remodeling going on there – but the permission has been granted that the bamboo can be dug. 

The following bamboo species are available to be dug at this location:
Phyllostachys bambusoides, Phyllostachys nigra ‘Henon’, Phyllostachys rubromarginata, Phyllostachys vivax, Psuedosasa japonica, Psuedosasa amabilis

    Texas Bamboo Society Upcoming Events: 

  • Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:30am – 12noon The Texas Bamboo Society will meet at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden on October 15, 2016 – 9:30am – 12 noon at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas.  

  • Saturday, October 15 (1pm – 5pm) and Sunday, October 16 (1pm – 4 pm) – Bamboo Educational Special Exhibition in the Greene Room at Zilker Botanical Garden in conjunction with the Violet Crown Standard Flower Show

Document
Violet Crown “Read to Me” Standard Flower Show Oct 15-16, 2016
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

23rd Texas Bamboo Festival

The 23rd Annual Texas Bamboo Festival will be held August 13-14, 2016 at
Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Click here for latest info!

http://www.bamboocentral.net/festival23.html

Texas Bamboo Society Annual Meeting 5pm Saturday, August 13, 2016

Free Festival Admission

Zilker Botanical Garden Admission, (cash or check):
$1 for children (ages 3-12), $2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61),
$3 for adults, non-resident (ages 13-61), $1 for seniors (age 62 & over)

 

Featured Vendors: 

  • Delali Artworks – bamboo pens, key chains, flutes, letter openers, jewelry, African clothes
  • RM-Collectibles.com – Hand-Made Bamboo Crafts from Mt. Fuji, Japan
  • BambooYourPrivacy – Bamboo Plants
  • Michael Schaefer – Garden Structures, Counter Weighted Bow Drills
  • Bamboosters ™ – Bamboo novelties, services and toolkits boosting people, planet & prosperity
  • Bamboo Branch – Bamboo Beads & hand crafted bamboo jewelry, plus bamboo poles, parts & pieces
  • Ponds, Plants, Patios, …Place – Bamboo Baskets, bamboo chimes, haircombs, bee houses & more…
  • Currently Seeking Vendors: Vendor Appplication
Become a member of the American Bamboo Society and the Texas Bamboo Society Chapter!
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

TBS at Austin Home and Garden Show

Come see Texas Bamboo Society at the Austin Home and Garden Show, August 24-26 at the Austin Convention Center

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Texas Bamboo Society at Zilker Garden Festival

59th Annual Zilker Garden Festival

April 2&3, 2016


Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Texas Bamboo Society Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, February 20, 2016 The Texas Bamboo Society meets at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas from 9:30 am – 12 noon. We will be doing some general grooming in the bamboo groves, so bring a saw, hand clippers, a lopper and a beverage to drink. You may also be able to take home some bamboo poles – so if you want to do that bring some cord or bungies.

Questions? send email or call (512) 906-8250. 

Members and non-members are welcome. membership info

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

22nd Texas Bamboo Festival

Saturday and Sunday, September 19-20, 2015
Plants & Crafts for Sale * Talk to Experts & Local Growers * Silent Auction

Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Featured Vendors

  • BambooYourPrivacy – Bamboo Plants

  • RM-Collectibles.com – Hand-Made Bamboo Crafts from Mt. Fuji, Japan

  • Bamboo Branch – Bamboo Beads & hand crafted bamboo jewelry, plus bamboo poles, parts & pieces

  • Margie Krebs-Jesperson – Ponds, Plants, Patios, …Place – Bamboo Baskets

  • Lynn Treadwell – Hand made wooden jewelry boxes and lighted walking sticks

  • Michael Shaefer – Garden Structures, Counter Weighted Bow Drills

Admission to the 22nd Texas Bamboo Festival is Free

Zilker Botanical Garden Admission, (cash or check):
$1 for children (ages 3-12), $2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61),
$3 for adults, non-resident (ages 13-61), $1 for seniors (age 62 & over)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

TBS at Austin Home and Garden Show

Come see The Texas Bamboo Society at the Austin Home and Garden Show, Austin Convention Center – August 28 – 30, 2015

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ABS annual meeting Oct 28 2015, Xalapa, México


Tentative schedule for 2015 ABS Conference, Xalapa, Veracruz, México:
Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Texas Bamboo Society Dig at Steve Muzos’ Residence

Plants Available at 6628 Ruxton Lane, Austin, TX 78749
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Questions? Ask at gardentex@hotmail.com
There are only one or two of some of the plants. Bring your own digging tools.
Several slammers will be available to use.
Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Avery Island grove cleaning a sunny success

While the rest of the country shivered under feet of snow and ice, lucky members of the American Bamboo Society enjoyed a weekend of sunshine and mild temperatures in the beautiful moso and bambusoides groves of Avery Island. TBS was particularly well represented with 10 members, including three first-timers to the Avery Island event. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment