Bamboo Diaries

Bamboo Flowering in Wayanad

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

Bamboo is flowering in Wayanad region, again!


https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/gregarious-bamboo-flowering-in-wws-a-threat-to-wildlife/article34063077.ece


A...
18.03.21 04:48 PM - Comment(s)

Plant Nursery with Bamboo

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

With design infusion from INDE (Integrated Design), the below structure was built by a group of young men from the organization PUNARCHITH, led by a Solega Sri Mahadeva. The work was undertaken as part of an initiative called 'Angarika Maala' (a land restoration program with a long term perspective)...

06.03.21 09:23 PM - Comment(s)

Bamboo Weaving training to Women Self Help Groups in Kurumbalakotta, Kerala from 25th to 29th November 2019

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

Bamboo is not new to our Culture.


It’s only in the last 50 years, we have abandoned it and we are already seeing the effect of it. Landslides and Floods are becoming more common in hilly terrains. Replacing Bamboo and other grasses indeginous to the hills with commercial crops like rubber, arecanut,...

25.11.19 01:33 PM - Comment(s)
Bamboo workshop at Wayanad - Sep 2019

Bamboo workshop at Wayanad - Sep 2019

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

A hands-on experience for young minds with the intent of propagating Bamboo
17.09.19 10:32 PM - Comment(s)
Bamboo Weaving workshop at Wandoor village, Nilambur

Bamboo Weaving workshop at Wandoor village, Nilambur

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

A 3 day workshop was organized at Wandoor village, Nilambur for learning the art of Bamboo weaving. The trainer Mrs. Valsala has 3 decades of experience in making bamboo crafts and her dedication and passion showed in the training activities. In 3 days, she could make all the novice participants do ...

17.09.19 10:03 PM - Comment(s)
Bamboo Workshop at Wayanad on 19-20 Jan 2019

Bamboo Workshop at Wayanad on 19-20 Jan 2019

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

A Bamboo workshop organised with the intent of providing basic awareness about the material and setting the context of Sustainability and Development. It was attended by a diverse group of Individuals and families from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamilnadu. The first day was theoretical and second day was...

24.11.18 09:10 AM - Comment(s)

Bamboo Demo Center @ BDC

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

Day 04 - 14 May 2017

The morning session went in collecting of materials - 40mm and 20mm jally, cement, 8mm steel cage, Alum for fungal cleaning, cut granite stones. And second half of the day was spent in segregation of the bamboo poles and choosing the right ones for structural components.

30.04.17 08:29 PM - Comment(s)

Bamboo Day - 16th April 2017

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

After an hour of debate, we arrived at a consensus on the plan and structural design of the Demo unit to be built at BDC. A 9' x 14' rectangular structure that's simple and aesthetically appealing. Will send the proposed structure details shortly. 

The 30th April and 1st May weekend is earmarke...
18.04.17 01:08 PM - Comment(s)

Bamboo Day - 19 Mar 2017

By Balachandran - Bamboo Diaries

Today, Bamboo Lovers planted 3 species of Bamboo at the Bamboo Demonstration center. Gaudua Angustifolia, Dendrocalamus Strictus and Oliefera. While this may not be the right time to do planting, our Bamboo Demonstration Center host Sri Satish has agreed to water is regularly.


The treated bamboo load...

19.03.17 08:27 PM - Comment(s)