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.
In spring, people rush out of doors. They jog. They stroll. They smell the
And ...They sneeze. Sometimes a lot.
People with spring allergies know the drill: The itchy, watery eyes, blocked
ears, and nasal congestion that can put a crimp in even the sunniest spring
“A lot of times you don’t sleep well at night,” says Giselle Mosnaim, MD,
professor of allergy and immunology at Rush University Medical Center in
Chicago. “And if you don’t sleep well at night, you can be tired and...
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.