English Ivy Removal In Happy Valley, Troutdale, Gresham, & East Portland, OR Areas
Our company removes English ivy, a harmful invasive plant, from yards all over the Portland, OR area.
Maintaining your yard takes a lot of work, and when you start to see non-native plants take over, it can be disheartening. These non-native plants were brought into our area of Oregon from areas of Asia and can alter your soil as well as kill off your existing lawn and landscape plants. It also takes away the key nutrients needed for your plants and grass to grow.
That is why we provide control and removal for this species in Happy Valley, Troutdale, Gresham, and the surrounding cities within the Portland, OR area.
English ivy is actually a plant that originated in central Asia and after it was introduced to the area by immigrants, it quickly became invasive and took over areas of our state. It can rapidly crowd out other plants around it, including trees. We also have problems with Atlantic ivy here, which is quite similar to English ivy.
As ivy grows, it forms a thick tangle of vines and wraps around surrounding shrubs and trees. This, in turn, blocks light from getting to those plants. Ivy also destroys the deeper root systems of existing plants and creates a shallow root system, which can increase the risk of soil erosion.
Ivy can also overtake trees which weakens them and can cause limbs and branches to break off. The leaves and berries can also be toxic to humans if eaten. Our team performs ivy removal to get rid of this invasive plant in the Portland, OR area.
English ivy is listed as a Class B noxious weed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture, meaning it needs to be controlled and managed.
Removing English ivy requires an expert in order to completely eradicate it from your yard. It is difficult to get rid of because getting rid of it requires not only pulling up the ivy and vines but removing the entire root system as well. Our experts will remove the English ivy, but it may require multiple visits to eliminate it all.
We can help remove invasive plants such as English ivy at your home or business. Our teams have expertise working with this nuisance plant and we can effectively get rid of it for you. We provide English ivy control services throughout Happy Valley, Gresham, %%targetara2%%, and the nearby cities in the Portland, OR metro area. Give us a call today at (971) 284-2035 to set up a consultation or submit our online contact form and one of our staff members will get back to you quickly!
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