Bamboo maintenance / removal - suggestions for Landscaper?

We have bamboo that we want to contain with a barrier and remove the rest which has overrun other areas of our lawn and shrubs. Any suggestions of a landscaper who has experience with bamboo? 


I've also come across several companies that say they specialize in bamboo: 

Bamboo Bob (www.bamboobob.com)

Precision Bamboo Removal (www.precisionbambooremoval.com)

New Jersey Bamboo Landscaping (www.njbamboo.com)


Has anyone used these companies or have other suggestions? 



It's a big job. We had bamboo in Maplewood. It came up through our driveway. It encroached on our neighbor's house foundation. One year, my wife spent a few months digging it up and cutting it back. You definitely want to contain it.


Ed from Little Acre Farm planted our bamboo and barrier: http://www.littleacrefarm.com/ They do removal as well.


Bamboo sends out underground rhizomes, which can go considerable distances.  Some species 15-30' in a season.  If you kick off the tip of new shoots, when they are 4-8" tall, it won't regrow - but the rhizome remains, and will keep stretching.



From everything I've read, it doesn't seem like bamboo is worth it.  I would remove all of it.



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