Interesting Websites, Information & Local Sources




The American Bamboo Society

The ABS website has a lot of information regarding bamboo including the renowned Source List (updated and published yearly in April) which lists nearly all the bamboos that have been sold in the US.


The Northern California Chapter of The American Bamboo Society

The NCCABS web page has information about the chapter and a calendar of local bamboo events. Guests are always welcome.


Acapulco Rocks & Soil Products, Inc.

They carry a wide selection of rock, stone, soil, and amendments. We like their 'Nursery Mix' for potting up plants. They have some large timber bamboo in raised beds, black bamboo along one fence line, and some potted bamboos (not for sale) near the office.

3251 Jacuzzi Street
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 526-3800
7:30-5:00 Mon-Sat
9:00-4:00 Sun
Located between Routes 80 and 580, take the Central Avenue exit.
About 100 yards south of Central Avenue.


American Soil & Stone Products Inc.

They carry a wide selection of rock, stone, soil and amendments. We like their 'Multi-Purpose Mix' for potting up plants. They have a variety of bamboos (not all for sale) at their site. They carry bamboo rhizome barrier.

Richmond Annex Site
2121 San Joaquin Street
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 292-3000
7:30-5:00 Mon-Sat
9:00-5:00 Sun
Located between Routes 80 and 580, take the Central Avenue exit.
They're about 4/10 mile north of Central Avenue.

San Rafael Site
565A Jacoby Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 456-1381
7:30-4:30 Mon-Sat


Flowers Forums
It's all about the flowers.
A forum for garden-related questions.
Interesting site, but lacking bamboo information!




Terra Viridis Nursery
Carol Morse and Bob Johannessen
El Sobrante, CA
(510) 222-9438

email: TerraV@comcast.net

Terra Viridis home page: http://www.tvnursery.com/

Terra Viridis Nursery is open by Appointment Only