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Afghani designer invents a wind powered bamboo minesweeper that can potentially save thousands of lives.
Throughout history, farmers have used bamboo for a multitude of purposes. From rural housing to greenhouses, water pipes, fences and trellis, to props and cooking utensils.
This section on Guadua Bamboo is dedicated to growing bamboo, bamboo propagation and bamboo cultivation. Find interesting articles or ask a question.
The bamboo rhizome is the underground part of a bamboo stem, often confused with 'bamboo roots'. The different types of bamboo rhizomes are...
Choosing the optimal soil to grow Guadua bamboo is one of the most important determinants for success or failure of a commercial bamboo plantation.
Optimal climate to grow Guadua bamboo farms together with soil properties will determine to a large extend whether the development of a commercial bamboo plantation will be successful or not.
Find out why Guadua Angustifolia is one of the best bamboo species in the world. Often referred to as vegetal steel.
Guadua Bamboo was founded in 2007 by Stephane Schroder. Guadua Bamboo is the South American expert in bamboo cultivation and plantation management.
Crushed bamboo panels ("esterilla" in Spanish) are boards made from flattened bamboo poles. These panels are used for various applications mainly in the furniture and construction industry.
Bamboo preservation methods can be divided into non-chemical (traditional) methods and chemical methods. The selection of the appropiate treatment method depends on various factors.
Drying bamboo poles requires more time than wood of similar density. This because bamboo possess hygroscopic materials that may contain 50-60 percent moisture content.
Timing plays a crucial role when harvesting bamboo poles. As a matter of fact, knowing when and how to harvest bamboo has been one of the most important and traditional bamboo preservation methods
How to join bamboo, or what are the best bamboo joints? Well first of, it is important to know a few basics principles about joining bamboo before discussing the different techniques.
What does it cost to build a bamboo house? This is the million dollar question everybody likes to have a clean cut answer too. But, make no mistake, building with bamboo requires resources!
Knowing how to split bamboo, is another basic technique when working with bamboo. Split bamboo is often used in bamboo fences, wall decoration, furniture, etc.