[LMB] Poison Ivy

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at gmail.com
Fri May 18 14:18:25 BST 2012


Crossbow. Like blacknerry vines and Oregon grape, poison ivy (and normal
ivy for that matter) require drastic measures.

Jeff Shultz
A railfan approaches a crossing hoping for a train
On May 18, 2012 5:32 AM, "quietann" <quietann at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 8:05 AM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> > Why does Dag say that poison ivy survives longer around malices than
> other life (or I suppose rocks with ground sense?).    Is poison ivy
> particularly hard to kill?
>
> It's very tough to get rid of.  We've had it dug out in the past, but
> it came back.  Now it is one of the few exceptions to our "no poisons"
> rule and we will use Round-Up or Brush-B-Gone to kill it, but it comes
> back.  Some of this is from critters spreading the seed, of course.
> In our yard, only bittersweet is more difficult to eradicate.
>
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