The spring gardening season to many gardeners need to plan and work with their landscapes, gardens and farms. In general, the landscape is plant decisions based on aesthetics and robustness. However, you should never neglect the plant toxicity. Although owners plant trees, shrubs and flowers from well-pastured or stalled horses reach the animals could still be exposed. Strong winds, storms and floods, for example, can carry branches and other plant materials in pastures. Horses can also escape from captivity and access to areas usually win out of reach. Garden workers might not be aware of to discard the remains of plants in pastures, how toxic some may be.
trees are to avoid red maple and other maples, wild cherry, black walnut, black locust, oak, Kentucky coffee tree, horse chestnut,. golden chain tree, mimosa, persimmon, Paternoster, Tung mother and cycad palms
shrubs are to be avoided: Japanese or other yew (Taxus) bushes, privet, common box, elder, allspice Carolina , choke cherry, wild service tree, sea buckthorn, fat bush, laurel, and day-blooming Jessamine. Taxus shrubs are particularly toxic, and ingestion of discarded Taxus hedgecutting in horses is a common cause of death isare to be avoided
Blooming garden plants :. Delphinium, lilies of the valley, foxglove, rhododendron and azaleas, lobelia, sweet pea, castor seeds, onions as autumn crocus, lilies, iris, hyacinth, amaryllis and narcissus; Poppy, morning glory, hearts bleeding, Pieris, Lantana, lobelia, ground cherry, angel trumpet, periwinkle, Eisenhut, harebell, hibiscus, clematis, star-of-Bethlehem, Bracken, rosary pea, baneberry, adonis, lords and ladies, begonia, butterfly weeds and other flashy Milkweeds, yesterday today and tomorrow, caladium, diffenbachia and Philodendron species, moonflower and other Datura species, Sesbania, honeysuckle, can apple and blue indigo.
vegetables and crops also be toxic to horses and other animals, if accidental exposure occurs. Crop gardens should be well fenced to prevent animal access. Garden crops, which can be toxic, include onions, chives, garlic, shallots, rhubarb, beets, potatoes and tomatoes (leaves and green fruits), tobacco and avocados.
Many weeds are poisonous to horses and other animals. Garden weeds can pose a danger to the horses when they discarded in wicker. Some mulches can also pose risks for the animals; Avoid mulching black walnut and cocoa hull mulch in particular. In addition, discuss the risks of toxic plants exposure with the owners adjacent, so they do not accidentally discard your horses poisoned by a garden trimmings in the horse pastures.
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