Ivy has been used for ages as a shade-loving groundcover or vine; it creates a dense mat on the ground until it finds something to climb on, then sends aerial roots into its support to grow up. Because it has these aerial roots, it's not the best choice for growing up brick walls. Plant Name: Hedera selections Size: Climbs to 30 feet Zones: 5-9 Note: English ivy is considered invasive in some areas; check local restrictions before planting it.
Growing edibles is one of the hottest gardening trends for 2015, but it is slowly becoming a necessity. Vegetable gardens are the easiest and cheapest way to healthy, safe veggies. You have probably thought about starting your own vegetable garden and we encourage you to go through with it. It is such a rewarding job as you will enjoy your first harvest in a very short time.