“Tropical Bamboo in the U.S.,”


“Tropical Bamboo in the U.S.”


The Wellington Garden Club will meet Monday, March 7, 2016 at Village Park,
located at 11700 Pierson Road. A business meeting will start at 10:30 a.m.,
followed by lunchat 11:30 a.m., and a program at 12:15p.m. on “Tropical Bamboo in the U.S.,” presented by Robert Saporito.
Saporito, a past president of the American Bamboo Society’s Florida Chapter
and the owner of Tropical Bamboo in Loxahatchee Groves, is the premier
supplier of ornamental tropical bamboo plants. He will discuss how many of
the clumping varieties are used as a controlled element in landscapes and
the challenges these woody perennial grasses bring to south Florida.
Guests are welcome but seating is limited. To reserve a seat, contact Jim
Wenham at hammerx48@me.com. For more information, visit