Learn how to grow and manage this giant evergreen grass. There are two main types of bamboos: running and clumping. Running types send out far-reaching rhizomes and can colonize large areas. Control running bamboos with 3- to 4-foot-deep barriers of sheet metal or concrete, or routinely cut off new shoots at ground level. Clumping types stay in tight clumps that slowly increase in diameter.
How to grow Buckwheat - Commonly considered a grain, buckwheat is actually a fruit seed that can easily masquerade as a gluten-free wheat substitute. It's also one of the best sources of high-quality protein in the plant kingdom. On top of that, buckwheat is easy to grow, harvest and process, and it prospers on soils too poor for other crops.