Mon, 23 Feb 2009 21:26:54 -0500
Several years ago the wooded area behind my parents' house became over-run
by poison ivy. We heard a tip on a radio program saying to sprinkle
powdered borax on the damp foliage. It worked beautifully!
I don't know what borax does to the environment. It took only one
treatment to kill the poison ivy. We applied it carefully, and only to the
At 02:39 PM 2/23/2009 -0500, you wrote:
>A co-worker of mine is looking for ways to eliminate a large patch of poison
>ivy around her house and is looking for ideas that would not impact the
>ground water or the spring near her house from which they get their water.
>(I'm not sure what the current thinking is about the environmentaly impact
>of Roundup---but, she is reluctant to use that anyways.)
>Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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