Protect Your Pets from Toxic Plants

With an www.easyturf.comlawn, gone are the worries of digging, “urine burn,” fleas and other pet/lawn related nuisances.

However, your border plants may pose more of danger to your pets than you think. When choosing plants to accent your lush EasyTurf lawn, do your homework to ensure your pets’ safety.

Daffodils, lilies of the valley, yews, laurels, laburnum, azaleas, foxglove, philodendrons and rhubarb are just a few of the common plants posing a threat to our 4-legged friends.  Most varieties of lily are extremely poisonous to cats. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals keeps a comprehensive list of toxic and non-toxic plants.

Non-toxic plants are a no-brainer, but ask your local professional about foliage that will hold up to rough-and-tumble canines. New Zealand flax, ornamental grasses, ginger and lilac are a few plants great for pets and your landscape. Home Depot and Lowes carry a wide variety of outdoor pet friendly plants and are good destinations if you have questions.

You’ve blessed your pets with – the most durable synthetic grass on the market. Now ensure their safety with pet-friendly plants that will accentuate you outdoor living spaces.

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