How can I control my neighbor's encroaching bamboo?

Asked July 18, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

I have a serious problem with my neighbor's bamboo growing in my yard and taking over. How can I stop this growth?

Ocean County New Jersey

1 Response

Bamboo is best controlled using a combination of cutting the stalks (best to cut when they are small) and then applying a herbicide to the stump. Below is the link to a publication from Clemson University which should be helpful.

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/pests/weeds/hgic2320.html