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By Ghis

United Kingdom Gb

We have an ivy that's creeping in under the fence from next door and taking over the ground, fence and trees' ! We've tried pulling at it which gets little bits up but is there an easier way?



Only if your neighbour wants it gone too - then you can use a systemic weedkiller on it. This goes through the leaves and down the stems to the roots, so it kills the whole plant. Be careful if you use a spray - it will kill anything else it lands on! Also, has to be a completely calm day or the spray will drift on to other plants. You can 'paint' a systemic weedkiller onto the top leaves of a strand, which would also work.

20 Jul, 2008


We were plagued with ivy in our old garden and someone said to us to put salt on the roots.

20 Jul, 2008

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