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RE: Bamboo and Chicago

Donna: No...that is very helpful, gives me the names of the folks who
did the research so hopefully I can locate more info...also there must
be something about the design contest somewhere in the vast library of
the internet. It does sound intriguing...slightly risky considering the
speed at which bamboo propagates...but intriguing anyway. Thanks so
much! Hope you manage to stay warm today! I'm heading home soon to a
warm bed for the day!

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein

 --- On Fri 01/30, Donna  < justme@prairieinet.net > wrote:
From: Donna  [mailto: justme@prairieinet.net]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 05:59:45 -0600
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Bamboo and Chicago

Not that this will help you much- but here is the original story on
the<br>bamboo and
Behalf Of Melody<br>> <br>> Also, as a person who has been studying
phytoremediation of chemical<br>> contaminants/pollutants due to our
contaminated water supply, I can<br>tell<br>> you that many other plants
will do this **IF** the soil is of such<br>> composition that the
contaminant stays in the upper root zone long<br>> enough to be taken up
by the roots of the plant..i.e. sandier soils<br>that<br>> allow water
to leach through more easily also allow the contaminant to<br>> leach
down through the soil and into the subterranean water supply as<br>>
well. Riparian buffer zones that exist between cultivated farm
fields<br>> and nearby sources of water (streams/rivers/ponds) must be
of<br>sufficient<br>> width and variety of plantings as well in order to
slow down the<br>passage<br>> of water laden with farm chemicals on its
way to the water source.<br>> Poplar trees, switch grasses, reeds, etc.
are very good at filtering<br>> water but one must be careful not to
plant things that will invade and<br>> ultimately decimate the water
source itself. I'd be very curious to<br>see<br>> this article,
particularly in light of our little town's water<br>> troubles...could
you refer me to the source? Thanks!<br>> <br>> <br>> Melody, IA (Z
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