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Welcome to my toxic, painful garden
Thankfully these are also in the front yard and the dogs live in the back- so they will never even get a chance to eat the seeds.living death? And cats simply don't like them.There are few very toxic trees one can grow, but I don't grow too many myself.Scheffleras...
California
El Segundo
Plants and poisons, beware of what grows in your gardens!
I hope this article did not terrify you but a warned gardener is worth two, avoid tasting what you do not know. Sure you don't want? What about a little seed brunch with me now? The plant kingdom does offer a great many delicious tastes but some can prove...
California
El Segundo
My Toxic, Painful Garden Revisited: pruning considerations
Thank goodness nothing like those are growing in my yard.I do, however, have Myrtilocacti growing in my yard. The Cereus on the right at the Huntington has gone through several extreme prunings requiring chain saws, pullys and small cranes.
California
El Segundo
Plants That Irritate the Skin: Beyond Poison Ivy
One popular plant in the photo at right is a culprit for contact dermatitis: theinfection can be. Ever wonder why some plants cause rashes or reactions when handled or touched? Some individuals are not susceptible to the toxicity of, but others are so...
California
El Segundo
Herbology at Hogwarts: Plants in the Harry Potter Books
Devil's snare, fanged geranium, bubotuber, snargaluff and puffapod are just a few of the fanciful plants readers encounter in author J.K. Rowling's imaginative fictional world. It is also used as a cardiac drug and in treating Parkinson's disease.
California
El Segundo
Hardy Euphorbias in the Garden - An Untamed Passion for \'Shrubby Spurges\'
We've had several hardy Euphorbias in our gardens over the years and I've always been fond of those with a 'shrubby' form and especially impressed with their vigorous habit. New cultivars now provide more choices for our gardens and I am rapidly developing...
California
El Segundo
Castor oil, anyone?
It is widely grown as a crop in Ethiopia. Translated in the mid-1800s, it describes castor oil as a purgative. It was not until the late 18th century that the foul tasting substance regained its ancient role as a laxative.
California
El Segundo
List of Plant Fertilizer Brands
Miracle-Gro is offered in regular and continuous-release varieties.Scotts Miracle Gro 14111 Scottslawn Rd. Marysville, OH 43041 888-270-3714 scotts.comAlaska natural, organic fertilizers are made with fish in low-odor formulas.
California
Santa Monica
Toxic Plants of the Winter Holidays, from a Veterinary Perspective
The only holiday plant on the list of actual toxicities reported in birds is the ever-present Poinsettia, and those episodes involved mild oral irritation and perhaps some vomiting.
California
El Segundo
White Snakeroot and Milk Sickness: The Toxic Plant that Killed Nancy Hanks Lincoln
They brought many of them west with them, to the dismay of the native populations. The foundations and fireplace of that cabin are still existent today, at a memorial built at the site.Clearing the trees enough to build a home and plant a meager first...
California
El Segundo
List of Shapes for Leaf Identification
A linear leaf can be simple; that is, undivided with only one main section.This type of blade is similar to the linear leaf but is wider in the center. Alpinia evergreens have lanceolate leaves, as do daffodils.A close-up of a mistletoe plant bearing...
California
Santa Monica
Is Lucky Bamboo Poisonous?
Three stalked plants are given for luck, five stalks are said to represent wishes of wealth and seven stalks are thought to bring and keep good health. It is not native to Asia, and is closely related to the lily.
California
Santa Monica
Are Lemon and Lime Poisonous to Dogs?
This suggests that while some types of citrus are toxic to dogs, other types are not.Lemons and products made with lemon oil can be toxic for dogs.Lemons and limes contain the substance psoralens, a compound that also is found in other fruits and vegetables...
California
Santa Monica
Are Tomatillos Acidic?
When growing tomatillo plants for their edible fruits, it is important to consider acidity because acidity determines the right soil for the plants, proper canning practices for the fruits as well as the nature of the fruits.Tomatillo's tomatolike fruit...
California
Santa Monica
Sorrel
Both were considered to be acceptable laxatives, both were edible in some ways, and they both looked a lot alike, except for the color of their flowers. A leaf tea has also figured in herbal medicine as an appetite stimulant, a scurvy preventive, and...
California
El Segundo
Monkshood - A Deadly Beauty!
The soil pH does not seem to matter as they grow equally well in acidic or alkaline soil. If they are exposed to enough sun, they are often quite wind-resistant and do not require staking.
California
El Segundo
Snowberry ~ The Name Says It Best
Seeds were saved and sent to Philadelphia to a horticulturist named Bernard McMahon. So this may not be a choice for those of you with small children., the native common snowberry is endangered in Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland (threatened), Massachusetts...
California
El Segundo
How Aspirin Water Helps Plants
You can also spray potted houseplants every few weeks to improve growth and combat common pest problems such as aphids.Spray vegetable beds every three weeks with a solution of 2 gallons of water to 1.5 ground aspirin, which can contribute to healthier,...
California
Santa Monica
Garden Plants That Animals Will Not Eat
But Midwestern gardeners might recall rabbits eating their Easter lilies, while east coast gardeners complain about deer in the roses and daylilies. Weigel suggests that most ferns and ornamental grasses are "varmint resistant."Sun-loving flowering perennials...
California
Santa Monica
Crown Of Thorns Euphorbia: Tips On Growing Crown Of Thorns Outdoors
With a common name like “crown of thorns,” this succulent needs some good publicity. Just be sure to protect it from frost and freeze. You can propagate crown of thorns from tip cuttings.
Ohio
Willoughby
Toxic Plants- What Does That Really Mean
These Aloes should be listed separately, rather than lump all the many hundreds of species of Aloe as one entity?Should I be concerned when one of my dogs decides to eat one (that is unlikely to happen by the way, despite my having over 600 aloes in the...
California
El Segundo
Introduction to Jatrophas
Primarily of Central American origin with many species extending into the very southern United States (and at least one species is native toMost of the species I am interested in are grown strictly for their ornamental value.when it's cold enough, but...
California
El Segundo
A List of Several Adaptations of Land Plants Significant for Terrestrial Survival
Most adaptations of land plants have to do with obtaining, retaining and using water and minerals.A waxy cuticle covers the leaves and stem of land plants to minimize the rate of water evaporation, allowing the plants to retain more water.
California
Santa Monica
Euphorbia Crown Of Thorns Growing: Learn About Crown Of Thorns Houseplant Care
(18-24 C.) degrees Fahrenheit are fine. (32 C.) in summer.freestar.queue.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-300x250-ATF-1"); });From spring through late fall, water the crown of thorns plant when the soil is dry at a depth of about an inch,...
Ohio
Willoughby
Bells Of Ireland, Moluccella Laevis
Prices start at : 3.99 USD / 1 Pkt. (100 seeds)

Grows best in full sun to partial shade in well-drained soil. Stems are arrayed with spectacular green bell-shaped bracts that are straw- colored when dried. An attention-getter in the border.
  • Sow Method: Indoor Sow
  • Flower color: Green
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Ornamental Use: Borders, Dried Flowers
  • Spread: 10-12 inches
Pennsylvania
Warminster
Jequirity Beans: Those Poisonous Pretties
Within a short span of time, however, the person or animal will experience sudden weakness, renal failure, and possible hepatotoxicity, which may rapidly progress to succumbing to shock and death.
California
El Segundo
Virgin\'s Bower
"Let's hide there," I said, and I reached into the vines, tearing them as I went, to keep from becoming ensnared, till I got safely inside and under the vining growth. We came to one of the electric poles and the entire bottom was covered along the guide...
California
El Segundo
Cutting Back Crown Of Thorns: How To Prune A Crown Of Thorns Plant
Read on to learn the basics of pruning crown of thorns.There are a couple of important things to know before you begin pruning crown of thorns.First of all, this gorgeous plant was named for a reason – the thorns are wicked.
Ohio
Willoughby
Beans! Beans! The Poisonous Fruit!
Other means of heating are less effective and may actually increase the level of PHA, as will heating below the boiling point. PHA is known to be an insecticide, and plants probably developed it to keep their seeds from being destroyed by pests.
California
El Segundo