The Land Rover Owners Wife


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Poisoned Ivy

Some of the leaves are starting to look a little brown around the edges

Some of the leaves are starting to look a little brown around the edges

Well it’s been a few weeks since I first dosed the troublesome Ivy plant with white wine vinegar. There hasn’t been the instantaneous shrivelling up that I half hoped for but there are definite signs that the combined efforts of three doses of the vinegar are starting to pay dividends. Continue reading


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Wreck the walls with boughs of Ivy

It may be pretty to look at but it is not good for the building

It may be pretty to look at but it is not good for the building

We have a bit of a problem in our garden at the moment, an invasive ivy has taken over the extension wall and is trying to cover the roof. This is not good, no matter how cottagey it may look and we need to deal with it and quickly, before it grows some more. Continue reading