Jimsonweed, also known as “thorn apple” or “devil’s trumpet,” is a plant that’s flowers bloom in the summer and seed pods bloom in the fall. All parts of this plant – seeds, stems, leaves, roots, and flowers – are poisonous
What You Should Know About Poison Hemlock
Poison hemlock is a toxic weed that grows in almost every state in the United States. It is found in fields and vacant lots and along roads, fences, and streams. All parts of the plant are toxic due to an alkaloid called coniine.
The Secrets of Succulents
Many people enjoy gardening. It’s a fun hobby with endless options of plants to choose from! Succulents are popular garden additions. They are valued for their hardiness, meaning they thrive in different temperatures, levels of light, and time between watering.
Poison Exposures in Children- Summer Edition
Summertime is finally here! Whether children are staying home or going to camps or on vacations, they will likely spend time exploring their environments.
Spring Poison Safety
Each season comes with different poison safety risks that we must keep in mind. During the spring season, life gets busy with the return of warm weather, kick-off of sports seasons, and spring break vacations. These tips will help you stay poison safe this spring.
As you begin to deck the halls this holiday season, you may find yourself reaching for a plant or two to help spruce up your space. Let’s look at some of the most common plants that pop up around the holiday season and whether they are safe decorating choices.
Will Kids Really Eat That?
Children learn about their environment by exploring. They look, touch, and taste. Sometimes, the things they taste are a real head scratcher, but are they actually harmful?
Fall Poison Safety
Each season comes with different poison hazards that we need to keep in mind. Although we are still coping with COVID-19, poisonings continue to happen. Below, we share some tips to help you stay poison safe during the fall season.
What’s in Your House? Family Room Edition
Welcome to the second edition of our home safety series. More than 90% of poisonings happen in the home. Keep an eye out for these potential poisons in your family room, and make sure you use and store them safely.
Each season comes with different poison safety tips that we should keep in mind. Here, we share why you should keep sunscreen and other summertime poisons in mind.