How do you remove hummingbird vine?
Tried to dig, pull and cut vine. Keeps coming up in yard and flower beds. Afraid it will creep under swimming pool liner. Help.
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It is hard to get rid of hummingbird vines, also known as trumpet vine. The methods in this article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/trumpet-vine/kill-trumpet-vine.htm
You will not be able to stop it from sending shoots up unless you kill it completely. If you plan on killing it, using a paintbrush to immediately paint the fresh cuts of the remaining roots or suckers with Roundup will help to kill the vine and using a paintbrush will guarantee that the surrounding plants are not harmed by overspray from the chemical.