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4 Pet-Friendly plants for your home

4 Pet-Friendly plants for your home

1) Gasteria Succulent

Gasteria succulents are a great choice for pet owners. These plants feature thick, fleshy leaves that are often speckled or covered in little bumps. But the best part about these leaves is that they are nontoxic, so you won't need to worry about having them around your pet. Click the link above to purchase 

 

Plus, gasteria succulents are incredibly easy to care for - all they need is bright, indirect light with well-drained soil and occasional watering. This makes them perfect for those who don't want to spend a lot of time tending to plants, as they require minimal maintenance.

2) Spider Plants

Also known as Chlorophytum comosum, spider plants are a safe and beautiful choice for pet owners. Not only are these plants non toxic, but they also feature long, strappy leaves that make them aesthetically pleasing. They also come in a variety of colors, including variegated plants with white and green stripes.

 

In terms of care, spider plants often do best in bright, indirect light and require regular watering. They are very resilient plants, so you won't need to worry about them dying due to lack of proper care. Click link above to purchase 

3) Staghorn Fern

Staghorn ferns are an exotic and unique choice for pet owners. These plants feature two types of leaves: some are in the shape of a heart, while the others look more like deer horns. No matter what their shape, though, both types of leaves are nontoxic, making them a safe choice for your pet.

 

Staghorn ferns prefer bright, indirect light and water about once a week during the hotter months. They also need occasional fertilizer and can even be grown in hanging baskets, which makes them a great choice for those with limited limited space. (We recommend a nice organic fertilizer which we will get into in a future blog) 

4) Asplenium Fern

Asplenium ferns are another nontoxic option for pet owners, and a great choice for those looking to add some texture to their home. These plants feature long, feathery fronds on a single stem and come in shades of green or even white. They are also incredibly easy to care for and can thrive in low-light conditions.

 

All you need to do is keep the soil evenly moist and prune any dead leaves as needed. As an added bonus, these ferns are also great air purifiers and can help to reduce toxins in the home.

The Bottom Line

No matter if you have a cat, dog, or other pet, it's important to choose plants that won't harm them. Fortunately, there are many pet-friendly plants available that are both beautiful and safe. In this blog post, we discussed 4 of them - gasteria succulents, spider plants, staghorn ferns, and asplenium ferns. So if you're looking to add some pet-friendly greenery to your home, consider picking up one of these options today!

 

If you’re looking for plant-friendly plants, you’ve come to the right place. Click here to see what we have to offer at That’s What She Grows, and stop by the store for some plant shopping today!

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