1. Take the container you are going to use and fill it with soil and pack it down lightly.
  2. Make sure the container has good drainage.
  3. Use your finger to make a hole about the size of your bamboo plant.
  4. Put the bamboo into that hole.
  5. Lightly pack the soil around the plant.
  6. Give it a decent drink of water, enough to make the soil moist.
  7. The plant is sensitive to chlorine and fluoride. Use filtered, distilled or rain water to water it and it will do better.