How can I get rid of Virginia Creeper?

It is taking over my whole landscape - I have ivy around my house and the Virginia creeper is growing right on top. I also heard that you can get a rash from it and I already had a terrible time with poison ivy. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!!!

Asked By: kelbean - 6/16/2008
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It doesn't cause a rash like poison ivy. To get rid of it you can pull it and pull it and pull it some more. Or you can get a selective weed killer like Weed*b*Gon by Ortho (or something similar) and spray them on a day when the temp is above 60 and it's not going to rain for 24 hours. Be careful not to spray other... More
Answered By: college kid - 6/16/2008
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use thick garden gloves and a long sleeve shirt when working this plant. Then cut it down to almost the ground, then dig towards the roots with a sharp tool like a machete knife. Its hard to be rid of it but keep digging at the roots until they are all gone.
Answered By: baremp - 6/16/2008
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