14 March 2012

2012 Spring Garden and Art Festival

Banana Grove

 See you at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm- Spring 
Garden and Art Festival

March 26, 2012
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Strawberry Fields
 are open for picking!

For a family friendly outdoor activity this spring onme should plan to visit the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm Spring Garden and Art Festival. The 50 acre Bamboo Farm is one of Savannah’s horticultural treasures. One will find display gardens, bamboo groves, pick-your-own strawberries and blackberries in season, places to picnic and to walk and a Banana grove. The Strawberry Fields are open for picking! Monday - Friday 9AM-4PM and Saturday 9AM until Noon

Go Bananas!

Nationally known for the bamboo collection and palm collection, the farm is now developing an extensive camellia garden with the help of the Southeast Camellia Society. The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm is located at the intersection of U. S. 17 South and Canebrake Road.

Banana Flowers

Each stalk produces one huge flower cluster and then dies. 
New stalks then grow from the rhizome.

Tom Barton: Home again:
Bamboo Farm reclaims part of its past from Smithsonian

Posted: March 15, 2012 
Savannah Morning News

Great spring weather grows cash for bamboo farm
Posted: March 21, 2010 - 12:16am
Savannah Morning News

Bamboo for Gardens Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos (Timber Press Pocket Guides) Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World

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