Weeds

A Fungus May Soon Save You From The Poison Ivy Itch

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.23.2014 | Canada
Jason Tetro

Poison Ivy grows freely in Canada -- with the exception of Newfoundland. Because of the presence of urushiol, there are no known predators. Our only defenses have been through the act of prevention. The first is best described by the rhyme, "Leaves of three leave it be," which essentially advises people to simply know the look of the plant and then avoid touching it.

How Phenology Can Help Your Garden

CP | Dean Fosdick, The Associated Press | Posted 05.13.2012 | Canada Style

Phenology is the science of appearances, or knowing which plants can tell you when to start weeding, planting, fighting insects or tackling any other ...