Sculpted Hedges - Instead of using Boxwood, which is poisonous to most animals that like to munch on it, plant an edible plant like Myrtus! It has a great scent and makes a neat clipped hedge like boxwood...but better!
Flowering Shrubs - Oleanders are HIGHLY toxic to the touch for both people and animals. Lavender Star Flowers (Grewia occidentalis) are just as easy to grow and have beautiful flowers.
Butterfly Attracting Flowers - Instead of planting the toxic Yarrow, plant the colorful Statice and Pentas flowers. They provide nectar for butterflies and make beautiful flowers for dried arrangements!
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