Author name: Geoff Pyne

The Green Revolution: How Bamboo is Changing the Game

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS BY AN UNNAMED USA RESIDENT. Bamboo is an amazingly versatile plant with many uses. Plants are found all over the world and are highly resistant to heat, drought, UV light, insects, pollution, and more. They are also durable and can withstand some of the world’s harshest climates. Bamboo is often used to make […]

Beyond Green: The Striking Aesthetics of Alphonse Karr Bamboo

Introduction to Bambusa multiplex Alphonse Karr Welcome to the world of Bambusa multiplex Alphonse Karr, a stunning and versatile bamboo variety that is sure to capture your attention and transform your landscape. In this blog, we will explore the various facets of this remarkable plant, from its care and maintenance to its use in landscaping, privacy screens,

Unlocking the Potential of Bamboo: Why It’s the Building Material of the Future

One of the reasons Bamboo Van Diemen began operations was the realisation that Bamboo, unlike timber, is a completely sustainable/renewable resource. However, it wasn’t evident to me then, that the round, hollow culms of Bamboo, could replace traditional building methods that rely on square/rectangular faced material. The following article may help you the reader, understand

Bamboo: How to make small changes in your life that make a big impact

Bamboo home décor has become increasingly popular over the past few years as an affordable, eye-catching conversation piece. With so many shapes, styles, and sizes to choose from small knick-knacks to king-sized bed frames, bamboo has seemingly turned the retail industry upside-down while simultaneously saving the planet. Bamboo is Right Around the Corner Bamboo is

Bamboo products: Why they’re taking over the market

Many cultures around the world have used bamboo for eons. Today there is a boom in innovative bamboo products and applications as a sustainable alternative to wood. When we at Bamboo Van Diemen became aware of this phenomenon, we researched the heck out of this amazing plant. The mind boggling findings left us with little

Gracilis – The Best Privacy Screening Bamboo

When we researched Bamboo and growing the plant in Tasmania, we were advised to grow 90% Bambusa textilis Gracils with only a handful of other species, known to be cold climate tolerant. We were also advised to grow Phyllostachys Nigra, the only cold climate tolerant Black Bamboo. Sadly the Phyllostachys Bamboos are all invasive runners

Design and construction of bamboo houses for sustainable living

Bamboo, a sustainable building material, has long been used to construct traditional houses in the tropical regions of Southeast Asia and various other parts of the world. In the age of modern building materials such as brick, concrete, and steel, bamboo is gaining more attention as a preferred material for house construction due to its unique properties such as durability, superior earthquake resistance, and higher strength. A house made of bamboo is

What you should know about bamboo sustainability

The bamboo plant is possibly one of the most widely used agricultural resources globally. This may be because it is easy to grow and has high industrial value. In most industrial processes, replacing trees or plastic with bamboo is more environmentally friendly. what makes a bamboo product sustainable? Is it just that the raw material is renewable, or is the product’s

Why Bamboo is a Renewable Resource?

Bamboo is often connected with the Far East and Asian countries, from which many in the West feel much removed . While it holds that much of the globe’s Bamboo grows in Asia, it is also real that Bamboo is a highly renewable source that many do not necessarily recognize as such. What is a renewable resource? To determine if Bamboo is renewable

The Dichotomy of Covid

Your new job? Since all our lives changed nearly two years ago and especially through 2021, it seemed there was a great wedge driven between the 2.4million small businesses in Australia. On the one hand, businesses in the Hospitality and Tourism sectors for instance, were devastated by lockdowns and restrictions on their ability to trade. Then we have sectors

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