Ivy plants have many uses in gardens. An ivy plant can be used as a ground cover. Ivy plants also make wonderful displays when used on houses, fences and walls. They are also an easy way to accent a centerpiece, such as a birdbath or trellis.
Ivy plants can also be used to accent centerpieces or focal points of gardens. Ivy plants can be used to cover the bases of birdbaths or trellises, and can also be trained to spiral around an arch. The use of ivy plants is as varying as the breeds of the plants themselves. Whatever they are used for, ivy plants make a fun, easy to care for addition to any garden or setting.