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Yellow Groove and sound reduction

Posted by phillygardener z6 PA (My Page) on
Tue, May 30, 06 at 15:57

I want to plant a screen of bamboo to drown out a very noisy neighbor. Does a mature grove of Yellow Groove (or similar variety) provide significant sound reduction? How thick should I allow it to get?

Thanks!!


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RE: Yellow Groove and sound reduction

  • Posted by lkz5ia z5 west iowa (My Page) on
    Tue, May 30, 06 at 19:11

What kind of noise is the neighbor making? Vocal, machine, house repair, love noises?

To be effective, a few hundred feet thick should be sufficient. Sounds travel well, and a thin screen will not cut it.


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RE: Yellow Groove and sound reduction

  • Posted by kudzu9 Zone 8b, WA (My Page) on
    Wed, May 31, 06 at 13:13

Bamboo is great for visual screening, but you will notice little if any sound reduction even with a thick grove. Sorry...


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