How to use bamboo as a planter – ecofriendly containers
Containers, Eco Friendly Concepts, Gardening, Gardening Tips, Indore Plants, LifeStyle Nov 21, 2020
The needle in Alexander Graham Bell`s first phonograph was made of it and Thomas Edison used it as a filament for his glass bulb. The one such thing which is used from toys, garments to architectural constructions and it is the one which is gaining explosive popularity as a sustainable and environmentally responsible material for many kinds of products including clothing, construction, decorating etc.,
Yes. We are speaking about Bamboo. Bamboo – it`s the new hemp.
And in this article we are going to discuss about how you can use bamboo as a planter to greenify the space.
Before going to the main topic, let us know basic physiological structure of bamboo. Because it will be easier for you to make your own bamboo planters.
Bamboo is a perennial evergreen that is part of the grass family (a very tall and woody grass that is). Similar to grass, bamboo is characterized by a jointed stem called a culm. Typically the culms are hollow but some species of bamboo have solid culms. Each culm segment begins and ends with a solid joint called a node. Nodes are characterized by a swelling encircling the ends of the culm segments. The segments between the nodes are called internodes. From the nodes grow leaves and branches. Similar to the culms, the branches are also segmented with nodes and internodes.
Benefits of using bamboo as a planter
1. Light weight and suitable to all kind of decors
2. Gives classy look 3. Environmental friendly quality.
4. Since it has natural waxy coating doesn`t required additional painting.
5. Bamboo can be smoked with its own resin to make it resistant to insect penetration so that it can be long durable.
Different ideas how can you use bamboo as planter
1. Bamboo hanging planters
it’s very easy to make bamboo hanging planters. You can use rope to make it as wall hanging.
2. Bamboo wall mounted structures.
It is nothing but bamboo planters mounted to the pine woods. You can just fix the entire structure to the wall.
Here is some designs for wall mounted planters
3. VERTICAL GARDEN FROM BAMBOO PLANTERS
Vertical garden is well known for its concept of utilizing vertical space and for bringing a green sense in indoor spaces and the idea of vertical gardening using bamboo planters adds additional value of eco-friendly concept .
4. BAMBOO TABLE TOP PLANTERS
Nowadays adding table top plant is the trend everywhere. The table top plants adds the benefits of reliving stress and brings peace.
5. BAMBOOPLANT STAND SRUCTURE
this one is best suited to add greenery to your house space. This one gives a warm aesthetic sense to the corners.
6. BAMBOOPLANT BOUQUET
An excellent choice of gifting which adds value to the gifting purpose in the terms of eco friendliness.
7.SPLITTED BAMBOO PLANTER
BONUS POINT –
1. Select the smoked bamboo planters in order to get long durability
2 .Give a lining with geo-textile cloth to avoid quick deterioration.
3. Select shallow rooted indoor plants.
4. Try to go for water spraying to the plants, rather than direct application to the soil