The perfect pet friendly garden…
Plants are becoming an increasingly popular aspect of modern home and garden designs, both inside and out. They can create the perfect colourful, refreshing space but it only makes sense to create a pet safe sanctuary so you and your fury companions can enjoy the benefits together.
We have all been there, the headache of trying to spruce up the house or garden and having to position your new plant babies out of reach from your fury friends. And rightfully so, many plants can be toxic to cats, dogs, and other pets. Luckily, there are plenty of pet friendly plants that will your home looking great in no time.
Here is a list of wonderful indoor/outdoor non-toxic plants to get you started:
Golden Cane Palms (Dypsis lutescens)
Golden Cane palms are the perfect indoor & outdoor
plant. Bringing the perfect tropical feel to any space, these gorgeous palms are easy to care for, non-toxic, non-invasive and drought tolerant. Position these guys in any well-lit area and the ambience set in.
Kentia Palms (Howea forsteriana)
The gorgeous kentia palm is an extremely popular choice for around the home, featuring a slender trunk and a graceful crown of dark-green drooping fronds. The palm is well known for its resistance to uneasy growing environments, including low light, dust, minimal care/attention etc. It can be grown either indoors or outdoors and will establish best with well-draining soils. If you want to create a pet friendly tropical, paradise this is the palm for you.
Bromeliads are a hardy, evergreen & extremely easy to grow plant that produces striking strappy foliage of a range of tones that vary amongst each species. They can be grown both indoor & outdoor in any well-lit and humid area. Many species of broms will even grow as soil-free epiphytes attached to a log which makes them the perfect pet friendly plant when you also need to keep little paws out of the soil in your pot plants.
Ponytail Palms (Beaucarnea recurvata)
Ponytail palms are a distinctive slow growing palm, best categorised by their long, slender, cascading leaves. Growing gorgeously in pots or in the ground, these guys are the perfect low maintenance pet friendly plant. They require very little upkeep and little watering – Just plant in a well-lit position and away you go.