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These pine trees have so much English ivy growing on them that they are not getting enough sunlight to make new shoots to support growth. Thus the roots are being starved and dying. The trees will soon blow over or die if the vines are not cut.
Sheep will clear the leaves off the trees so sawing through the vines is quick and easy (and kills all the English ivy above). The sheep also nearly kill the vines on the ground by defoliating them.
English ivy and wisteria
is small back yard is completely overtaken by wisteria (dormant in this photo) and English ivy which will soon kill these pine trees. The wisteria moved in from a neighbors yard.
The Athens Clarke County Commissioners have approved an amendment to the Livestock Ordinance that will now allow, under permit, grazing services in all areas of the county including Athens!! This is great news and we are ready to go to work recovering your property from invasive plants! Give Jennif a call: 706-248-3745