A Quick Guide for a Pet Friendly Garden
A Quick Guide for a Pet Friendly Garden For many of you green thumbs, Spring is the time of year you just cherish. The bleak winter is over and done with – this is the perfect time get growing and to show off your gardens! A slice of paradise, all to ourselves… But many of you also have pets, and I’m sure the same questions are in the back of your mind: “Will they eat this?” “Will they dig that up?” “Will those make them ill?” We believe – and we think you’d agree – that your pet’s safety comes first. So, we’ve put together a quick guide that should help create the perfect pet friendly garden this Spring.
What plants are harmful to my pet?Unfortunately, certain plants can be extremely harmful and often fatal to dogs and cats. The following plants are all toxic to cats and dogs, and can cause massive complications and fatality:
- Yew Tree
- Aloe Vera
- Daffodils – Mainly the bulbs
- English Ivy Leaves
- Lillies – Especially harmful to cats
- Tomato Plant
What plants aren’t harmful to pets?I bet you’re thinking by now; “My garden’s going to look as bare as a box of dog treats!”. Do not worry! There are plenty of pet-friendly plants you can use to liven up your garden! We’d recommend looking at the following plants for your pet friendly garden:
- Catnip / Catmint – Of course! All cats love this!