Mile A Minute vine

In the last couple of years, the Mile A Minute vine (Polygonum Perfoliata) has invaded the lower Hudson Valley. I first saw it last year when it was growing along the edge of my property which borders a wooded area. I have a number of multiflora rose bushes and Mullbery trees along that edge. It grew up and covered the rose bushes. I pulled out as much as I could, but this spring the rose bushes were dead , yet the vines grew again. The only way to control the weeds is to pull them by hand (with long sleeved shirts and gloves since they have thorns) . Herbicides cannot be used since the vine covers beneficial plants. I'm not asking for advice. Just consider this a public service announcement.

In Hamptonburgh, NY
  Click to see the full signature.
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
Add image file
Upload is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.