I’ll just pull it up, since I’m not allergic to Poison Ivy

June 16, 2011 by · 10 Comments
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Last Wednesday on my lunch break, Ben and I were looking at our garden's progress, when we noticed some poison ivy on the edge of our garden.  I said, "I'll just pull it up since I'm not allergic to Poison Ivy."  I then proceeded to pull up the vines without gloves on.  Do not make my mistake! Things I have learned about Poison Ivy/Virginia Creeper: 1.  Poison Ivy often grows alongside Virginia Creeper. Virginia Creeper is also poisonous.  At this point,  I am not even really sure which one caused my rash. 2.  Just...

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