Choosing non-toxic varieties for the gardenWhen we plan to create our own garden, either in pots, beds or on the floor, mixed with our garden plants, sometimes we overlook the great importance that there after proper and correct choice of varieties to be grown, since There are many plant species that are toxic and non-toxic varieties for the garden or harmful to animals and plants, to varying degrees.
Among the best known, we can mention that the Aligustro (non-toxic varieties for the garden), yellow wallflower, Poppy, Azaleas, the Bird of Paradise, Belladonna, Stramonium, Ivy (in several varieties, including poisonous), Flower Easter, Ficus, Lobelia, broom, and Saponaria are varieties with degrees of toxicity, whether in contact or ingestion. Although these plants and plant species may well be used to decorate the garden, you should pay special attention with respect to contact our children and pets with these varieties.
The plants have toxic effects by contact or ingestion, in different sectors, or in the whole plant (any sector). For example, contact or ingestion of any part of the plants of licorice, Cristobalina, Akebia, anemone Forest, Serpentaria, and Belladonna amongst others can be harmful or harmful, while the damage occurs only with contact Following varieties such as Calamus, Asarum, the Thistle League Ayahuasca and certain varieties of violets.
Other varieties concentrate their toxic properties in its seeds (the Vilca, Lysergic Rose, Wild saffron or Jimson weed or tunic of Christ). Some of the common varieties, which are harmful to the poor handling of the fruits are colocynth, Colombo, and various fungi.
However, not because they possess these varieties in cultivation it means that resultaremos damaged or diseased. Simply, it is the handling and care contact or use in different applications (culinary or otherwise), to prevent possible danger.
Other important details are preventing children from leaves and flowers in their mouths if we ignore the variety, and never use these species in home health or beauty treatments, if we are not sure about the adequacy or toxicity.