Pet-Friendly Gardening: 12 Plants You Shouldn’t Grow

Your garden could be hiding deadly dangers for your pets. Are you sure your garden is safe for your furry friends?

1. Oleander

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Oleander is extremely toxic to both cats and dogs. Even a small nibble can cause severe heart issues or even death.

2. Foxglove

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Foxglove contains digitalis, which can affect your pet’s heart. Consumption can lead to heart failure and death.

3. Sago Palm

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Every part of the sago palm is poisonous, especially the seeds. Ingestion can result in liver failure and death.

4. Lily of the Valley

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Lily of the Valley can cause vomiting, diarrhoea, and heart problems. It’s incredibly toxic and can be fatal.

5. Rhododendron

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Rhododendrons contain grayanotoxins which can cause vomiting, drooling, and even coma. It’s a significant threat to your pets.

6. Azalea

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Azaleas are highly toxic and can cause severe health issues. Ingesting even small amounts can lead to serious consequences.

7. Autumn Crocus

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The autumn crocus contains colchicine, which is highly toxic. It can cause severe gastrointestinal distress and organ failure.

8. Daffodils

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Daffodils can cause severe vomiting and diarrhoea. Ingestion can lead to serious health issues and even death.

9. Cyclamen

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Cyclamen contains saponins which are toxic to pets. Ingesting it can cause severe vomiting and potentially fatal heart problems.

10. Tulips

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Tulips contain tulipalin which is toxic to cats and dogs. Symptoms include vomiting, depression, and diarrhoea.

11. English Ivy

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English ivy is toxic and can cause abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhoea. It’s best to remove it from any area your pet can access.

12. Yew

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Yew contains taxines which are highly toxic. Even small amounts can cause heart failure and death in pets.

Don’t Let Your Garden Be a Death Trap!

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Take immediate action to protect your pets. Remove these deadly plants now and ensure a safe, pet-friendly garden.

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