Poison Ivy Plants
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poison ivy

Zone Philadelphia, Pa. 19143 | claudinebrock added on August 23, 2016 | Answered

I have hedges surrounding my home. Within those hedges are poison ivy. How do I get rid of the ivy without ruining the hedges?

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Alisma
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Answered on August 24, 2016

The best solution I've found is to very carefully pull up as many plants as you can while wearing gloves and placing them directly into a garbage bag. If a plant is too big to pull up, then cut it off at the base and kill the stump with either boiling water or a dab of herbicide.

Also see this article for ways to do this:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/poison-ivy-control.htm

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