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I am looking to plant out flowers and shrubs that are pet/child friendly (I have a 16month old grandson) yet a food source for birds and insects.



I have a list but needs looking for~will post it asap

3 Feb, 2011


Not a shrub, but crab apple 'golden hornet' would be a must for me justjayne. Small tree with masses of orangey crab apples which the birds adore! For more info see....

Lavender would also be a must for me, and Borage, well I suppose all the herbs you can possibly manage as the bees love them all and the scent and cooking opportunities are wonderful too!

Buddleia Davidii - the Butterfly bush is not poisonous to humans or pets either so that would be a goodie.

Look forward to seeing Arlene's list! Best wishes, and enjoy your planting! Karen

3 Feb, 2011


If you you put terratoonie in search box, top right, you will find her latest blog covers plants harmful to dogs. Probably the same for children. Hope this helps:-)

4 Feb, 2011

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