Boston ivy – spots or just colour changing?

Hello, I planted two Boston ivy plants in two planters in the spring, they have done very well but I have noticed that some of the leaves in one of the plants show a reddish colouration around the leaf —…

Question about ivy/climbing plant for wall

Hi there, thought I would give you folks a try! I live in Scarborough and came across this resource. I am interested in trying to grow an ivy type of plant on one of my exterior walls. It is a…

Boston Ivy

I have a Boston Ivy along my fence. It has done well for many years and spread to all my neighbors. But along my fence the original location, has not produced many leaves or just a few so far. What…

Boston Ivy Pest

my boston ivy has died back in large patches over the last two years. This year I noticed numerous little waxy spots on the underside of the leaves. Do you know what it might be and could this be causing…

Planter boxes in backyard

Hello, My backyard is covered in stone. I am going to place two 4 x 1 x 1 ft planter boxes along the east fence to plant Boston ivy to go up the fence. The location is under the canopy…

Boston ivy and maple

Hello, I am considering planting Boston ivy along the east fence of my backyard (right of the photo) and perhaps the north fence (middle of the photo), to cover the fence. The north fence is right next to a big…

Ivy, shade, sun, privacy

Hi there, I’m in toronto with a specific gardening need in my backyard. I would like a boston ivy to grow across a garden arch/entrance to my back yard, to provide some privacy. I planted ivy beside the arch, but…

Boston Ivy for the metal roof of a pergola

I have a metal pergola in my backyard (4 metal posts with slatted roof, 10 x 10 feet). I want to plant two Boston Ivy vines at the bottom of two of the posts (the roots will be buried directly…

Boston ivy veitchii seeds

Hi There. I’m thinking of trying to grow Boston ivy veitchii from seeds this winter to plant in the spring. Any advice? Do you know of a source from where I can by the seeds? Thanks so much  …

Boston Ivy

I have two large Boston Ivy (one on the South and one on the North side of my house) They appear to have died over the winter. I am in Kingston, Ontario. I can see new shoots coming up from…