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Virginia creeper is another aggressive native vine


Last week I profiled trumpet vine, a ridiculously aggressive woody vine. This week belongs to another nemesis, and it’s also marketed as an ornamental. Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) is that vine many people confuse with poison ivy. It has leaves … Continue reading

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Native plants can be invasive too


There is a new landscaping trend to incorporate more native species. In general I am in favor of that, but people need to learn a little about terminology before embarking on a drastic revamping of their environment. Just because something … Continue reading

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More Pesky Vines


Kudzu has the reputation for the fastest growing and most aggressive.  Poison ivy is likely the most feared.  A few others deserve merit for most annoying. I bet in the last 20 years I’ve had hundreds of people show me … Continue reading

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