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Archive for April 17th, 2011

>Not All Gardening is Fun

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Last night my friend and I were admiring the giant yucca stalk that will soon be covered in flowers, when we discovered my nemesis.

Mixed in with the 100 or so yuccas was poison ivy. Argh!

Do you know how much it sucks to pull out poison ivy while being stabbed by needles? Not only did it hurt like heck, but each little stab put a hole in my gloves, risking further poison ivy exposure.

I wasn’t able to dig out all of the ivy, since some of it was in the middle of the yucca bed, so I’ll just have to keep an eye on it and regularly trim it back. I think I’ll also look into trimming back that yucca. I’m not sure which will be harder to get rid of.

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