Bamboo grown in part of the garden can create a wild yet serene feel to a space as it softens the garden area with its delicate green leaves attached to a long, slender dark stem. I wish we had done some bamboo flooring because it really is so pretty and it is green too. Sure wish I’d seen this before we put down a bamboo floor in our dining area as we are disappointed with it and would have known better. We had decided to put this flooring throughout our whole house and it was a HUGE investment, so we researched, over-researched, and researched some more. Black Bamboo grown in pots can make a real statement when placed around a courtyard or patio area giving a peaceful, tranquil, almost spiritual atmosphere to an otherwise drab area.
When planting bamboo one has to be most careful to contain the plant as they spread over large areas, sending runners from under the ground which create new shoots that can take over the whole of the garden area, if left to its own devices, along with your neighbours as well. The Black bamboo is a ‘clumping’ bamboo that tends to spread slowly as it grows, whereas the ‘running’ bamboo sends out rhizomes and spreads at a rapid rate so needs to be looked after and kept under control.
Vietnamese culture is regarded as bamboo culture, an old saying going ‘when bamboo is old, the new bamboo sprouts appear’ symbolising the regeneration of a culture. The cable being used was made from split bamboo or by twisting whole clumps of pliable bamboo together. The walls are made of split and woven bamboo and the slats and poles of bamboo are used as the support. Some people are building modern houses with this simple low cost material bamboo and achieving a natural simplicity with a modem form. I didn’t know of the different types of bamboo and certainly had never heard of black bamboo until now. By submitting this review involves the mention of some of the most popular brands of bamboo.
Included in the list are the wood and Bamboo Panda EnviroChoice, with the first one that has to be collected every six years to increase its durability and stability. Westhollow products are considered fashionable and so is Woodstock, which has bamboo flooring that is colored with natural tones and charred beyond, as providing the homeowner with a variety of choices.
All these brands are available in prefinished which results in lower stresses in the part of the installation program. However, when you want your flooring to match colors of products of wood and wood elements around your home, try the brand Far East unfinished. Although labor intensive, this type of bamboo flooring is well worth the effort and expense, if you’re a discriminating person. The revision of bamboo flooring will not be complete if the hand of the Ming Dynasty label scraped bamboo flooring is not mentioned.