Azaleas – Very popular with gardeners but the leaves are very dangerous for both dogs and cats if eaten, affecting the heart, causing temporary blindness and weakness.
Stinkblaar – The seed capsules are very dangerous and can be fatal.
Euphorbia Tiriacalli – This plant releases a highly irritant sap when the stems are damaged which is corrosive to your pets eyes.
All this is quite alarming, but, with care and some precautions you can ensure your garden is a safe, happy place for your pet!
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Village Gardens –
We at village gardens have a knowledge of all of your local edible plants here in South Africa. We can happily plant up your garden with edibles of all varieties from Mediterranean herbs and local indigenous edibles. We are surrounded by such stunning hardy indigenous plants, let’s get back to nature and have our own garden of local goodness.