Plan for Your Pets Before You Plant

Plan for Your Pets Before You Plant

There are plants that are toxic to our furry friends so it’s important to take that into consideration when planning landscape layouts.

When it comes to deciding what plants we want in our landscape, one of the factors we often forget to consider are our pets. There are plants that are toxic to our furry friends so it’s important to take that into consideration when planning landscape layouts. Also, think about the areas your pets will need to take care of “business.” Maybe have a pet friendly area just for them. For more ideas on landscaping with our furry friends in mind, visit our “Pet Friendly Landscaping” Pinterest board.

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Donna Fossum

Donna Fossum is a SAWS conservation planner and graduate of Texas A&M University. She is also a master gardener so she “digs” plants. Donna goes to work every day to be able to afford her love of fishing and all things coastal. When she isn't hard at work behind her computer, she is dreaming of the beach or catching that "wall hanger" trout or redfish. She is a proud "dog mom" of one black Labrador (Matilda’s Sir Buckaroo, aka Bucky).