Whether garden is indoor or outdoor, it can be difficult to keep it out of the reach of a curious pet. Below are a list of potentially fatal-plants, in addition to a few helpful points to keep your pet’s stomach happy and your mind at ease.
Refrain from planting or plant out of reach the following:
For a more extensive list, including plants which may not be grown in a dog accessible garden, visit: https://www.petmd.com/dog/emergency/poisoning-toxicity/e_dg_poisonous_plants
If refraining from growing the above plants is not a viable option, then the best way to keep your pets safe is through creating a barrier. Chicken wire works really well for most dogs, however, there is always a chance they may dig underneath.
If your hydroponic garden is indoor, an outside shed may be a good solution. You just need to make sure you have a UV grow light to guarantee that your plants are receiving the required amount of sun.
Motion activated sprinklers can help deter many cats and dogs from encroaching, as most detest being sprayed with water.
“Pet-friendly” plant species include:
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