How to stop ivy growth
How to stop ivy growing when it gets to a certain point that is when it gets to a wall. And it's growing downward.
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Pretty much all you can do is keep it pruned when it gets to that point. A yearly pruning should keep it in check.
I have put the end of the ivy in a coffee can and then put that in the ground to hide it. Keeps growing but it balls up. Then just cut it off 6 months later and repeat.