A well-known fact that kids and Pets get along well together. Most children just love kittens, puppies, hamsters and Guinea pigs. There is a family that from generation to generation has already been made to have in the house Pets. Child birth is in the company of four-legged friends, and can’t even imagine that there is different.
But not everyone has the opportunity to buy a puppy or kitten because of time constraints, or from a mere reluctance to Tinker. Usually in such cases the children clamoured, and sometimes require to have a hamster, fish, parrot, dog, chinchilla, well, at least someone! The list can be continued indefinitely. To acquire a living being, a true friend to communicate with him.
Animals are friends, not toys
The beneficial effect of animals on children’s psyche proved a long time ago. Living beings create a sense of mental equilibrium and complete fusion with nature. We must not forget that the co-existence of the child and the pet will not be as perfect. First of all, it is a huge responsibility. We must teach the child not to torture representative of the animal world, and show how to properly care. Continue reading
Description 10 most common poisonous houseplants, which are a threat to health and life. The symptoms of poisoning. Fresh flowers are the best decoration of houses and apartments, will agree with most of us. Houseplants can liven up the interior, giving it the uniqueness, the care calms nerves, and some kinds of flowers benefit, purifying the air. But hardly anyone knows that many houseplants are dangerous for health and even the lives of people and animals.
The most popular and common plants that adorn our homes and at the same time are a threat because of the toxic substances include, in particular, cyclamen, ivy and dieffenbachia.
1. Dieffenbachia — is a tropical plant of South America. In our climate suitable for growing in pots. In the juice of the stems contains the so called rafidi — sharp crystals of calcium oxalate. These crystals cause intense burning in the mouth and throat, in addition to pain may burn of the gastrointestinal tract. Dieffenbachia may also cause temporary paralysis of the vocal cords to prevent such consequences, you should keep the flower in the reach of small children and animals.
2. Persianization grows wild in the mountains of Europe, Western Asia and Northern Africa. Its long flowering in pots is very popular as an ornamental plant. Ingestion of cyclamen does not cause death, however, may have very unpleasant consequences. Contained in the leaves and flowers of the plant are toxic substances may cause nausea, headache and diarrhea.
3. Ivy. All parts of the plant, including the fruit, are dangerous to health. The reason is the presence of a saponin which is irritant to skin and mucous membranes of the eyes, after taking the plants inside are the likelihood of diarrhoea. There are also known cases of respiratory arrest, hallucinations, allergic. Continue reading
Every year expanding the range of products sold houseplants and garden plants. Very often the properties and features of many very showy ornamental plants are not familiar to the buyer.
Given that birds are often in the apartment are kept in buildings with potted vegetation or even in conservatories, it is necessary to take into account the fact that some plants can be toxic and even deadly poisonous to birds.
This is the complete list includes the species of cultivated and wild plants potentially dangerous to birds.
Should immediately make a reservation: many cultivated garden plants entered the culture recently and can only conditionally be called cultural. The same can be said of the plants included in the list of wild, as many of them are successfully cultivated in gardens and orchards.
. – deadly dangerous. it is better to abandon this plant ;
. – can cause digestive upset and allergic reactions ;
. – separate the toxic parts of the plant ( young shoots. tubers. bulbs. fruit )
Adenium obesum ; A. swazicum
Rododendron simsii ; R. obtusum var. japonicum Continue reading