Simmons Family Farms extends a very special invitation to the Texas Bamboo Society. On October 22nd, 2016 from 11:00 to 1:00 we will have a meet and greet. We will also be touring the farm and the almost 30 varieties of bamboo planted there. All TBS members and anyone interested in joining TBS are welcome. We will have a Pot Luck lunch at 12:00. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided as well as some special bamboo treats. Please bring dessert, chips or sides.
Please RSVP if you will be coming so the we will know how many people to prepare for.
In addition to the different varieties of bamboo you will also see the following vegetables growing at the Simmons Family Farms:
Red Potatoes, Argula, Texas Sweet Onions, Ajo Rojo Garlic, White Shallots, Leeks, Green Beans, Curly Kale, Swiss Chard, Russian Kale, Sungold Cherry Tomatoes, Washington Cherry Tomatoes, Black Cherry Tomatoes, Italian Basil, Rosemary, Thyme, Oregano, Mint, Lemon Grass, five types of Peppers, Shishito, Padron, Cayenne, Jalapeno and Thai.
The Texas Bamboo Society will meet at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden on November 19, 2016 - 9:30am - noon at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas. Bring a saw, loppers, gloves, and bungies or cord if you would like to take some bamboo poles home in exchange for your labor.