So how does one get rid of the rash producing plant? Here are some tips:
No matter what control method you use, be careful to avoid exposing your skin to the plant. Wear gloves, long pants, socks and shoes, and a long-sleeved shirt.
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I had a huge vine growing up the side of a tree. I took a small hatchet and cut through the vine at the ground level and again as high as I could reach, and using garden gloves, pulled that section off the tree. Then I dug as much as I could get out from the base of the tree. Every time I saw a new sprout start in that area, I dug it out. By fall, it had completely stopped sending up new shoots.
Harlean from Arkansas
Thanks for the organic tip for killing poison ivy with salt water. Anymore detailed suggestions on spraying it and what is this method's success rate?
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