Outdoors

Hidden Dangers Of Bringing Plants Indoors

Bringing outdoor plants inside may seem like a great idea, but before you start adding green to your home there are some things you’ll want to consider. Many outdoor plants can be dangerous if kept indoors, especially if placed where pets and small children can reach. Surprisingly, some of the most popular house plants are actually worth leaving outside where they can grow without putting anyone in danger. So before you decide to scatter greenery throughout your home, you may want to learn about the hidden dangers these organisms can carry.
 
View the slideshow above to discover the hidden dangers of bringing plants indoors.
 
Though some plants can be dangerous when brought indoors, not all house plants need to be avoided. Safe house plants are an excellent way of adding some color to your home and enhancing the quality of air within your its walls. However, choose the wrong plant to invite into your home and you could be left with infected eyes, frequent asthma attacks and a sick pet.
 
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