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Old 07-06-2013, 08:01 PM
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HELP!! poison ivy, oak and sumac plants!!

All over in a tight area around a fence that we need to work in. What do you guys recommend to kill this stuff ahead of time?
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Old 07-06-2013, 08:09 PM
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Napalm.



Actually, "killing it" isn't the end of the problem. The toxins can remain for something like a year on a dead plant.

And if you DO try to "kill it with fire", don't breathe the smoke - you'll get poison ivy blisters in your lungs.


Good freakin' luck. I just say "Thanks, but no thanks".
I get it bad. Not worth it to me.
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Old 07-06-2013, 08:33 PM
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I heard of a poison foam to spray on everything, anyone hear of that?
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Old 07-06-2013, 08:49 PM
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:33 PM
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We usually just use glysophate (active ingredient in round up). I will usually go and spray it once and then go back to spray a second time in three days. After another three days I'll go back and cut the stems with a pair of cheap pruners. Once they are dried out I pull it all out. I am severely allergic to poison ivy, I blister like most people do where the poison ivy oils get on my skin, but I will get the rash over a good 90-95% of my skin even when I only get the oils on a small portion of my leg. When ever I touch poison ivy I immediately clean the area and my hands with Technu, it removes the oils from your skin.
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:41 PM
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Don't know if your supposed to do this but use double the amount of glysophate mixed with double the amound of 2 4 D and spray it real good, wait 4 days and spray it real good again.
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:51 PM
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I use 41% gly with a cotton ball and dab it on the leaves.

Seems most time we find it, its growing in ground covers.
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Old 07-09-2013, 12:12 AM
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Find someone that isn't allergic and pay them well to clear the area.
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:15 AM
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Find someone that isn't allergic and pay them well to clear the area.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:28 AM
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Find someone that isn't allergic and pay them well to clear the area.
I used to be that guy until I was overdoesed with the stuff one time and then became susceptible... I cleared a large section of riverbank with a corn knife one afternoon... chopped it to bits as if clearing a jungle pathway...
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