Pet Safe Flowers
Here at Bloom, we know that our furry friends are more than just animals – they're beloved members of our families. We're also big proponents of the joy that fresh flowers can bring to our homes. Fresh-cut flowers have a unique ability to boost our mood and brighten up any space. Their vibrant hues and natural fragrances can transform a room into a more inviting and refreshing environment. Plus, they're an excellent way to celebrate special occasions or simply bring a touch of nature indoors.
We care about everyone in your home, so we want to remind you that not all cut flowers are safe for our pets. In this blog post, we'll explore the world of pet-safe cut flowers, helping you enjoy the beauty of blooms while keeping your furry companions safe and happy. While many cut flowers are harmless, it's crucial to be aware of the potential dangers certain blooms can pose to our pets. It's important to note that a pet would have to ingest a substantial amount of a toxic flower to experience severe effects. However, it's better to err on the side of caution and opt for pet-safe varieties when bringing flowers into your home.
Here's a list of pet-safe cut flowers that you can confidently enjoy in your home:
- Gerbera Daisies
Certain flowers are considered toxic to pets and should be kept out of reach, including:
- Baby's breath
- Calla Lily
Tips for Keeping Pets Safe Around Flowers
To ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for both your pets and your flowers, here are a few tips:
Choose Pet-Safe Blooms: Stick to pet-safe flowers when selecting bouquets or arrangements. This way, you can enjoy the beauty of flowers without worrying about your pets' safety. This is also something to keep in mind even if you don't have pets in your home - if you're sending a bouquet to a friend with fur babies, be sure to request a pet safe gift.
Secure Arrangements: Place flowers in areas that are out of your pet's reach. Use tall vases and set bouquets on higher surfaces or in a room that pets don't frequent to prevent curious paws from getting too close.
Supervise Interactions: While many flowers are safe, it's still a good practice to supervise your pets around any floral arrangements to prevent any accidental nibbling. Plus it just keeps your blooms looking nicer for longer :)
Educate Your Family: Make sure everyone in your household knows the potential dangers of certain flowers to pets. Encourage them to be cautious and responsible when placing flowers around the home.
At Bloom, we're committed to helping you create a beautiful, pet-friendly living space. By following these tips and choosing pet-safe flowers, you can enjoy the beauty of fresh blooms while keeping your furry family safe and happy.
Explore our favorite pet-safe cut flowers and arrangements here: