While common in most Asian homes that have enough land surrounding it, bamboo garden are not something that you usually hear about in the American home.
However, if you know anything about bamboo, you will know that the plant is very versatile and you can use the wood for many different purposes. For example, you can use the mature wood as a cool flooring material to keep you cool in the summer. In Southeast Asia where temperature is constantly over 30 degrees Celsius, bamboo provides cool shelter and even cooler floors. On matters of health, the shoots are a good source of dietary fiber, potassium and phytochemicals, all of which contribute to good health.