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Welcome to the World of Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac

There is a great deal of confusion about poison ivy vs. poison oak since there are two kinds of poison ivy and two kinds of poison oak. Learn more.

We also have great products to keep you safe from all 5 of these nasty plants.

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The Blog

January 6, 2016

Recently an article surfaced about a little tiff in the Bradley County, Ohio, Commissioner's Office regarding Worker's Compensation. It seems that 10 workers with poison ivy rashes were taken to hospital emergency rooms for treatment, rather than to less expensive walk-in clinics.

December 2, 2015

A company called Hapten Sciences is starting a test of a drug to prevent poison ivy, oak, and sumac rashes. In the past, there were shots given for this, but they were just tiny doses of the offending chemical urushiol, and produced iffy results.

November 1, 2015

Yes, this IS poison ivy in the fall, pretending to be just innocent fall foliage.

But if you pick these for your Thanksgiving table decoration you could wind up with some itchy guests.

October 24, 2015

One place poison ivy LOVES to grow is in apple orchards. It loves the sunlight and the tree trunks, which provide great verticals to climb. Most apple farmers know about ivy and remove it, but not all know.