Keeping ivy in its place

Learn more on how to contain ivy

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  • 'Duckfoot' aptly named for its distinctive leaf shape fills this hanging basket.

    Keeping ivy in its place

    Christina Schmidhofer

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In Oregon, the problem is so serious that the Department of Agriculture there may forbid the sale of plain English ivy next year (they've already declared it a noxious weed). Sale of numerous small-leafed and variegated cultivars would still be allowed, and gardeners who have ivy could keep it.

 

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