Who is Bamboo Trading?
Trading is a family venture - we share a love for the
beauty and usefulness of the fastest growing plant on
earth and among the most primitive of grasses. We feel
fortunate to have found a home, in southwest Florida,
where our bamboo thrives.
Every morning the sun rises and emits its rays through
the tall stalks. The magnificence of the bamboo and the
need to cut it back created ideas (many ideas … it's
not difficult; it has been noted that there are more
than 1,000 uses for bamboo).
Long, smooth, shapely stalks are cut into 24 foot
lengths and hung between two eighty year old oak trees.
After eight weeks, they are cut into various shorter
lengths and hung under a covered walkway for about four
to six months.
the stalks into beautiful and useful staffs became a
pastime of mine soon after we acquired the property.
What was once a diversion to ease the everyday stresses
of corporate America, has become a popular item at
Florida renaissance festivals and local gift stores.
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