For a first-time plant buyer, typical questions that arise are, “What type of plant should I get? Does it require a lot of water? How big does it get? What pot should I use?”
These questions are all very important to consider.
The first question a new plant buyer should ask is, “is this plant pet-friendly?” What many people do not realize is that there are many house plants that could make your pet sick. Some plants can even be fatal.
To name a few:
Mother in Law’s Tongue
Rubber Tree Plant
It is important do research or ask a professional when buying a plant to make sure it is safe for your pets.
If your animal does ingest a toxic substance, https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/ is a great resource for information regarding what to do in case of an emergency.