Poisonous Plants – Pets and Children

Q: We have pets and a young child who play in our back yard. Is there a compilation of poisonous plants we should avoid planting?

A: It is true that some common plants are considered “poisonous”…but that doesn’t mean you should avoid them totally.

The American Horticulture Society has an excellent article on this subject:

Dangerously Pretty

Poisonous Plants

arum berries

castor bean seed

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