Sean German wrote: > Reaching out to all the green thumbs out there, I'm looking for some > low-maintenance ground cover and like the look of English ivy (hedera > helix). I don't like how aggressively it will spread and potentially > threaten trees in the area. Ajuga is a nice groundcover that can be controlled. http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/consumer/factsheets/groundcover/ajuga_reptans.html I would like to have anyone planting ivy flogged vigorously. It is as bad as kudzu here in the Southern US. -- Visit http://www.misshunt.com/ for fun and creative items including the famous Clean/Dirty dishwasher magnet, now available in velcro.