Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

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Toxic plants in horticulture


Poisonous plants, gardening, Western Australia

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During the past few months several talks presented on this session have dealt with toxic plants which are commonly grown in gardens.

A number of enquiries have been received at the Department of Agriculture regarding these trees, particularly with reference to the advisability of retaining or growing them in gardens.

The mere fact that they contain a toxic principle is to many people, far more important than the other obvious advantages that the plants may have to offer.


Found in previous article Blasting. Part 2. Explosives on the farm G A. Greaves Vol 2 No 5 Page 395

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