Q Tip wrote:
>> >>Chuck In VA BEACH VA wrote:
> >> Help! In search of removal tips for bamboo!
> >> send it to one I'm sure I'll get it! =-)
> >SORRY. START FROM THE EDGES OF THE PATCH AND DIG IT UP, BEING THOROUGH
> >ABOUT GETTING ALL ROOT MATERIAL. AFTER YOU'VE DUG, HIT THE HOLE WITH
> >HERBICIDE AND FILL IT IN WITH TOPSOIL OR RIVER SAND. BAMBOO IS JUST
> >ABOUT THE TOUGHEST THING TO GET RID OF IN THE WORLD. YOU MIGHT WANT TO
> >HIRE OUT THE DIGGING PART (GET YOUR PICKUP AND GO LOAD IT UP WITH
> >TEENAGE BOYS OR SOME OF THE UNDOCUMENTEDS THAT STAND 'ROUND WAITING FOR
> >THERE ARE NO SHORT CUTS.
> Fence it in and get a goat! Is this not a short cut?
>> Q Tip
A goat won't do it for a patch this size. Besides, have you ever
STEPPED on a bamboo staub? It's like crucifixion, only you don't die,
you just get a whanger of an infection. Very dangerous, too, for little
Why not just pour an 18" deep concrete barrier around it to contain it,
and let the bamboo just be bamboo?