Choosing Safe, Non Toxic Stains and Paints for Fences

By |2021-05-24T14:18:33+00:00July 27, 2009|Poisons and Toxins|

As people throughout the UK become more sensitive about ecological issues, looking for green and non-toxic wood paints and stains has become more popular. The dangers of wood paints and stains were brought into sharp relief by the banning of creosote sales to the DIY market by the European Union [...]

Dangerous Plants To Pets

By |2021-05-24T14:18:35+00:00May 20, 2008|Poisons and Toxins|

Even the smallest of garden centres will usually boast enough of a range of attractive plants to keep most gardeners happy, but unfortunately for homes with pets, sometimes even the most beautiful-looking flowers can hide a more dangerous side. In nature, with so many different types of animals ready to [...]

What to do in the Event of Poisoning

By |2021-05-24T14:18:36+00:00August 21, 2007|Poisons and Toxins|

We would all tend to think of a beautiful garden as a safe haven in which to relax and soak up the peaceful bliss, but there are many things contained within a garden environment that can be poisonous if we are not careful. These could include garden chemicals such as [...]

Gardening With Chemicals

By |2021-05-24T14:18:37+00:00February 20, 2007|Poisons and Toxins|

Using chemicals in gardening probably attracts more debate than most other issues. There are those who have always used traditional herbicides insecticides and fungicides to control insects, weeds and to protect plants from disease and they will swear by their benefits and positive effects. On the other hand, organic gardeners [...]

Gardening Without Pesticides

By |2021-05-24T14:18:39+00:00November 20, 2006|Poisons and Toxins|

Although creatures such as slugs, snails and certain types of flies can cause problems to gardeners, it's important to remember that all these kinds of creatures form part of the natural eco-system and it is possible to still maintain a healthy garden without resorting to the use of pesticides. Dangers [...]

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