Beautiful black canes of the Phyllostachys nigra are among the most prized by wood workers
Heat treating canes to polish and preserve for outdoor use and decoration.
photo copyright: Ned Jaquith 2003
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Richard Haubrich'
A giant bamboo wheel, constructed by members of the European Bamboo Society
photo copyright: Noah Bell, 2005
Red branch sheaths found on young canes of Fargesia sp. 'Scabrida'
photo copyright: Ned Jaquith 2007
He looks on Lovingly,
The Old Man and His Dog,
At the Giant Grasses
Grown mighty with his care
They bow in greeting
And smile as he passes.