Mowgli drove them on to the edge of the plain where the Waingunga came out of the jungle; then he dropped from Rama's neck, trotted off to a bamboo clump, and found Gray Brother.
They clambered up the Council Rock together, and Mowgli spread the skin out on the flat stone where Akela used to sit, and pegged it down with four slivers of bamboo, and Akela lay down upon it, and called the old call to the Council, "Look--look well, O Wolves," exactly as he had called when Mowgli was first brought there.
I never saw him, but I could see the curtains between the rooms quivering where he had just passed through; I could hear the chairs creaking as the bamboos sprung under a weight that had just quitted them; and I could feel when I went to get a book from the dining-room that somebody was waiting in the shadows of the front veranda till I should have gone away.
The lightning spattered the sky as a thrown egg spattered a barn door, but the light was pale blue, not yellow; and looking through my slit bamboo blinds, I could see the great dog standing, not sleeping, in the veranda, the hackles alift on her back, and her feet planted as tensely as the drawn wire rope of a suspension bridge.
Bagheera's back began to curve like a bamboo
in a high wind, but Hathi lifted up his trunk and spoke quietly.
Behind us was the wall of bamboo, as definite as if it marked the course of a river.
And now, my readers, if ever I have any, I have brought you up the broad river, and through the screen of rushes, and down the green tunnel, and up the long slope of palm trees, and through the bamboo brake, and across the plain of tree-ferns.
During the ascent I noticed that nothing but bushes grew on the northern slope, whilst on the southern slope there was a bamboo
about fifteen feet high.
We collect bamboos
from every corner and supply them here.
are beautiful plants widely found in countries in Asia.
have multiple advantages, it can be used for horticulture, control soil erosion and even design creative art and crafts, he said.
The time from emergence of the bamboo
shoots to formation of young bamboos
is only 37-40 d (Zhou & Jiang, 2004).
require summer water, and (edible) shoot production has a high water demand.
LOVE them or hate them bamboos
have increased in popularity in our gardens over recent years.
grow fast -- you can harvest a bamboo
forest in five years," he added.