Everyone loves a lush, healthy garden but cultivating one is not as simple as it may seem. If you’re a first-time gardener, or have little or no knowledge about growing plants, then it’s advisable to speak to an expert or do a little research before choosing what you’ll plant in your outdoor patch. After all, you don’t want to be looking down at a garden that ends up being more of a problem than a pleasure.
‘It’s a great time of year for gardens, and plants should be popping up left, right, and center,’ says Jo Lambell, founder of Beards & Daisies and author of The Unkillables. ‘But be careful. While some plants may seem eye-catching, they can be invasive or poisonous.’
It may be surprising to a few, but certain varieties can cause hay fever, rashes, hives, and blisters. Some can deplete the water levels, crack the walls