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The Brave Little Sprig

The human female is very fond of houseplants.  I may have mentioned once or twice that I’ve “helped” her with her African violets.  She is also quite fond of English ivy. 45 more words

Naughty Loki

Hedera helix! Ivy habitat and myths

Hedera helix or common/English Ivy, is a much maligned plant! Often blamed for damaging brick work and strangling trees to death, but is this fact or fiction? 632 more words

Wildlife Gardening

In a Vase on Monday: January treasure

Dank. That is the perfect word to describe what it is like outdoors today (yes, in bold). According to the urban dictionary, dank can also mean ‘excellent’ or ‘a general insult’, or a few other things, but I’ll stick with its original meaning of ‘unpleasantly damp and cold’. 450 more words