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Re: dealing with poison ivy laden tree debris

Subject: Re: dealing with poison ivy laden tree debris
Author: renae
Date: 8/1/2006 6:08 pm
Views: 3171
Status: Approved
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Like I said before, don't burn it. If you cut up the vine and it dies the oils can still remain active for a very long time (in dry climates, for years). Wear gloves and use a hacksaw to cut it up so that you are not breathing in any dust. Designate a brush pile that can sit for a while (months or a year) until the oil dissipates. If you are very allergic (like I am) you might want to hire it done.
I am not an expert but have talked to lots of friends and neighbors and done lots of reading since coming in contact with poison oak.

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dealing with poison ivy laden (Approved)george and Susie Spangler7/24/2006 12:37 pm
  Re: dealing with poison ivy la (Approved)renae8/1/2006 6:08 pm