Know the name of the plants in your home
and in your yard. Label all of your plants. If you are having
difficulty identifying a plant, take a sample to a nursery for
your children not to eat leaves and berries that grow in the yard. Do
not assume a plant is safe to eat if you see wild animals eating it.
your children not to eat mushrooms growing in the yard. Some of these
mushrooms can be poisonous. Be aware that mushrooms are abundant after
poisonous plants out of reach of children and pets.
children and pets away from plants that have recently been sprayed
with weed killer, bug killer or fertilizer.
need more information about plants in your area or would like a list
of poisonous and non-poisonous plants, contact the
California Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.