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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.

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The Blog

August 21, 2017

We have been wondering for years, and still wonder: with so much terrrible poison oak throughout California, why are there no poison oak plant control services?

August 15, 2017

Those wacky guys at Umar Mycka's The Poison Ivy Horticulturist sent us a real nightmare image of poison ivy taking over the side of a house and reaching for the doorknob!

August 8, 2017

Here is an example of many California fire fighters running afoul of poison oak while fighting brush fires. You can watch the video, though you will need to work your way through layers of pop-up windows and a long sponsor video before the "real" video.

July 24, 2017

One reason there isn't more research on poison ivy's effect on people is that you basically have to GIVE people the rash to see what happens with different remedies. And nobody much is going to sign up for that.