wild shrubs - Knowledgebase Question

Nashville, Te
Question by Vandyville16
June 30, 2010
I'm having problems with a lot of wild shrubs and ivy around trees and 1 rose bush.Should I paint these problems plants,spray or each where needed with Brush Round Up,full power or diluted,so they will not come back? Thank you.LV

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


Round Up and Brush B Gon are contact herbicides so you'll want to keep these products off your desireable plants. I think the best approach is to cut them down and immediately paint the vegetation killer on the stubs. It will move down into the roots and kill them off. If anything resprouts repeat the cutting and painting of the stubs. Eventually you'll get control of these problem plants. Best wishes with your garden.

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