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Q.Best Way To Get Rid Of An Invasive Morning Glory

Zone 94591 | judymathewsacha added on July 3, 2020 | Answered

Morning glory surrounding our backyard taking over kill them every year thought I had Them in control but now are taking over winding through the grapevines and all the other plants 20 vines at a time spreading across the ground. If I let them keep growing they will crawl across my house which is 25 feet away from them. I’ve read about steam I don’t wanna poison my other plants or my dog

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Answered on July 4, 2020

Patience and diligence will rid you of morning glories. They are annuals which means they die after one growing season; however, they produce hundreds of seeds. Every year you are battling new plants until you exhaust the seeds left in the soil. Pulling each plant before it blooms and keeping at it for several years are required. Herbicide only kills this year's plants; it does not kill the seeds from prior years that now reside in the soil. Best of luck!

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