Does plant pollen trigger your allergies? Don’t worry. By making smart choices, you can rein in the pollen your yard produces and still enjoy gardening.
Many flowers, shrubs, trees, and grasses produce very little or even no pollen. And some species produce pollen only in certain plants. For those, all you need to do is to make sure you have female plants -- the ones that don't produce pollen.
For a week, you've wiped your preschooler's runny nose all day long, then listened to her cough in her sleep all night. She's been looking and feeling miserable, and you want to help her get better, but you aren't sure exactly how to categorize her symptoms. Is it a cold, or does she have allergies?
You aren't alone; many parents are confused about the proper way to treat a coughing, sneezing child, because colds and allergies often have overlapping symptoms.
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This list will help you know what garden plants and flowers to avoid because they can trigger allergies. But even better than that, it can help you find plants and flowers that are safe to put in the yard despite your allergies.
Worst Plants for Allergies
You can expect more plant pollen and seasonal allergies if you put any of these plants in your yard.