we have a large yard which requires (or should) a lot of upkeep. i used to come home everyday and work in the yard and we would spend hours outside on the weekends. well....like a said "used to". things do change as you get older and i just do not have the energy i once had. today, like most days, i came home with no plans to work outside. but i just could not walk by that poison ivy.
a few years ago i put down this little brick walkway which leads to our water hose. i actually did most of it by myself. it was getting lots of poison again and the ground cover was really doing a great job at "covering." so i walked out bravely, put on some gloves and started pulling.