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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

Garden Design

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

And The Ivy

Common Ivy (Hedera helix)

Photograph of Common Ivy (Hedera helix), taken December 2016, local wood , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.

Nature Photography

A-Z of Botany: Juvenile

This post should have been in H really because the proper name for it is Heteroblasty but many garden plants are known for their juvenile growth or foliage. 605 more words


English Ivy

Hedera Helix is more commonly known as English Ivy, common ivy or simply ivy. It is native to most of Europe and western Asia, ranging from Ireland to Ukraine. 457 more words

NWA Natives