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I'm sure this must have been discussed before, so sorry for the repeat!, but can you give me any ideas on what plants etc.. are poisonous and not suitable for a very touchy, eaty, toddler.
Laburnum, yew, fox gloves, laurel berries, any part of a potato plant other than the potato, rhubarb leaves I think...
I know lupins and foxgloves are bad. And euphorbias have a milky sap which is really irritating to skin. Can't think of any others off the top of my head, sorry....
I'd avoid anything that has berries on tbh if your child is likely to eat them.
We removed some poisonous plants but also drummed it into DSs from a very young age that they don't eat anything that has been picked in the garden unles we say it's safe.
The RHS has info detailing poisonous plants here. Hth.
Oh, this one is a better link!
white lillies are poisonous to cats.
it may be the same for children but i dont know.
Blimey, so many Looks like FIL will be taking up half his garden! Thanks.
Don't panic, MMH. Incidents of plant poisonings are few and far between when you consider that most people will have at least some of those plants in their gardens or at school, the local park etc.
tbh, I wouldn't worry. You simply have to be aware of which are dangerous. It is far, far better to teach your child not to eat anything from a garden (but watch them like a hawk when they're little!) than to remove all risks.
Yes I suppose youre both right, its just that sometimes MIL & FIL arent quite as keen, or should I say anxious?
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