Quick growing bamboo is excellent for screens. Bamboo needs little attention although it is so vigorous that you will need to keep bamboo under control with some DIY skills. There are two types of bamboo – running bamboo and clumping bamboo so find out how to plant and care for each type of bamboo now. Get information on a wide range of popular bamboo types such as Blue bamboo, Black bamboo, Ghost bamboo and more bamboo as well as great gardening tips to help you keep your bamboo looking great. Bamboo is an excellent option for oriental backyards and any bamboo leaves that fall can be left among the bamboo canes where they will serve as a useful layer of mulch.