5 Unexpected Home Hazards #4

Indoor Houseplants and Outdoor Trees and Flowers

Most houseplants and outdoor tress, shrubs and flowers are completely safe. A few bites of even “toxic” plants usually result in no more than a stomachache. Still, some plants can definitely be dangerous to children. A popular indoor plant, the caladium, popular for its large bright fuschia and green leaves, is toxic to both children and pets. To find out if plants and flowers in your home or on your property could be poisonous, check online at poison.org/prevent/plants.asp.