1: Learn to identify poison ivy by its signature "leaves of three" to avoid accidental contact with this irritating plant.

2: Use caution when removing poison ivy to prevent spreading its oils to other plants in your garden or yard.

3: Wear protective clothing, including gloves and long sleeves, when attempting to identify and remove poison ivy to avoid skin irritation.

4: Use a herbicide specifically designed to target poison ivy without harming other plants nearby.

5: Avoid burning poison ivy as the smoke can spread the irritants and affect other plants in the area.

6: Be vigilant in monitoring your garden or yard for any signs of poison ivy so you can remove it promptly without affecting other plants.

7: Consult a professional if you are unsure about the presence of poison ivy in your garden or yard to avoid accidentally harming other plants.

8: Educate yourself and others on how to identify and safely remove poison ivy to prevent its spread and protect other plants.

9: Implement a regular maintenance plan to keep your garden or yard free of poison ivy while preserving the health of other plants.