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Hello can someone tell me what's the best way to get rid of garden ivory which is growing in my garden

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 18,416

    What is that? Can you post a photo please.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 9,727

    Do you mean Ivy?

    Southern trees bear a strange fruit
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
  • Yes
  • GemmaJFGemmaJF Posts: 2,286

    I was going to say I thought ivory had been banned in the UK image

    For controlling ivy, info here:

    https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=192

  • adoutR2adoutR2 Posts: 4

    How large is the area in which you want to rid the ivy?

  • LeadFarmerLeadFarmer Posts: 1,003

    Personally I would consider keeping it as its great for wildlife, I'm lead to believe that moths love it? But if you really must get rid of it then cut it at its base and leave the ivy a couple of months or more to naturally die. It will then be easier to pull away from any wall/tree that its growing against. 

    Ivy gets a bad name as people think it damages walls, but often the reality is that it only does damage when people yank it off the wall whilst its still alive.

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