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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

June 20, 2017

Umar Mycka, that legendary poison ivy warrior, sent me the photo of a massive poison vine creeping up a house.

There are so many reasons you don't want this kind of thing going on. Let me count the ways:

June 15, 2017

As a poison ivy nerd, I figure I have heard most of what there is to say about poison ivy. But when I picked up the newest book by Anita Sanchez, "In Praise of Poison Ivy," I was totally mind boggled.

June 6, 2017

We have a new poison ivy control service listed: our first goat-powered service. Goats (and other farm animals) can eat all the poison ivy they want with no ill effects.

May 30, 2017

Poison ivy is a vine. It runs along the ground and climbs on trees and buildings. So here we see a plant with stalks over six feet tall. So can this be poison ivy?