People kill poison ivy through natural methods such pulling it out from the roots or cutting it back and smothering it with cardboard and newspapers. Glyphosate or triclopyr are effective herbicides. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Poison ivy is a plant that causes an allergic reaction in the form of a red, itchy rash when touched by skin. It is found throughout most of the United States except for in the Southwest, Alaska and Hawaii. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Dogs do not have a reaction to poison ivy or similar plants such as poison oak and poison sumac. However, they can spread poison ivy to any humans who handle them, so they should be washed after exposure. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

To remove poison ivy, identify the plant, dress in protective clothing, cut the plant to ground level, and dig out the roots. If the poison ivy covers a large area, cut down as much of it as possible, and spray the remai... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

The primary way to distinguish between poison oak and poison ivy is by where the plant grows. Poison oak generally grows along the West Coast of the United States, while poison ivy grows in the remainder of the states, a... More »

To get rid of poison ivy plants, wait until it rains, put on protective gear, cut the stems, dig out the roots and spray the remaining plant matter with an herbicide. Immediately disinfect tools and clothes. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

Poison ivy is a green plant that has a shiny reddish tinge in the spring and always has three leaflets. The leaves are usually anywhere from 2 to 6 inches long and can have smooth or toothed edges. More »