Bamboo is highly susceptible to certain herbicides and can be killed by repeated application of others. No need to bring in excavation equipment. However, the way it is done is dictated by the proximity of desirable trees and shrubs to the infested area.
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Benjamin Franklin 1775
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Benjamin Franklin Poor Richard's Almanac1738