Pets: Avoid These Plants

Spring is a great time of year to grow flowers in the garden; and homeowners are excited to dig into the ground. When thinking about planting flowers, we naturally think about pretty flowers that will make our yards look visually appealing and rarely about the safety of our pets. However, there are some plants this spring that will make pets sick if ingested in large quantities. Here are some spring flowers that can make dogs and cats ill:

  • Geraniums
  • Iris
  • Daffodils
  • Begonias
  • Sago Palms
  • Lilies
  • Tulips
  • Buttercups
  • Hyacinths

Some of these plants are considered to be deer resistant and will keep Bambi and his friends away from growing sites. Just be sure to keep an eye on Fido when he is outside playing in the fenced-in yard to avoid trips to the emergency room. 

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