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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.

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

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The Blog

May 21, 2019

Toronto radio hosts Roz and Mocha talk about how Roz is dealing with a major poison ivy rash attack. This is the ONLY radio discussion of poison ivy on this site!

poison ivy in hedge
May 20, 2019

Here is a lovely example of poison ivy invading a typical hedge outside someone's house.

Note how the hedge is barely growing in the pleasant spring weather, whiile the poison ivy is jumping 6 inches up.

NOMPI gloves
May 16, 2019

There is now a special anti poison ivy gardening glove available called NOMPI! Which stands for No More Poison Ivy. The gloves have long sleeves attached to protect forearms.

They are made with care by their inventor after she got one too many poison ivy rashes.

rooftop poison ivy
May 7, 2019

Here is a great example of poison ivy growing in a city and also coming over a rooftop. Looks like this vine started behind a wall, climbed up, found sunlight, exploded with growht in all directions, and sent out enough berries to feed a flock of birds.