Learn how keep your home garden allergy free by following these simple tips for what to look out for.
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Hi! We are going to talk about low allergy gardens today. And there are few things. First of all, if you noticed over here, keep your lawn mowed. Most of your allergies come up from there and if there are weeds in your lawn, pick them. Weeds are big purveyor of pollens and allergies, okay? And you have heard of ragweed? You do not want that around. Those are little yellow plants, those little yellow weeds. But you want--you also do not want to have a compose pile. This thing, while it is--if you have big allergies, will emit a lot of allergic stuff. So, you want to keep away from a compose stockpile. Also, when you are planting a garden, you want to make sure you use perfumed plant--you do not use perfumed plants or flowers. Make sure they are just not too smelly. That is going to set you off big time. And again, keep your weeds down and the trees, you want to have around you are not deciduous. Deciduous trees have a lot of mold, a lot of allergic mold that you can really react to. So, you want to keep deciduous trees down. And more than anything, the person who can inform you about what to do about your allergic reaction to gardens, your doctor. See your GP or doctor before you even start. A lot of people have problem with allergies in gardens. So, there are few things you can do. The first thing is consult your doctor. He or she will tell you a lot of the plants that you are allergic to and to stay away from it. The number one tip I can give you also is keep your lawn mowed. Keep it mowed. Keep it short. That would keep all the different pollens from the weeds. Keep your weeds down. There are a lot of weeds there. There is ragweed, there is all sorts of things that emit allergens and you want to stay away from them. Also, when you are planting flowers, make sure they are not perfumed flowers. So, that is easy to determine. You smell them, you should not plant them. And deciduous trees, you want to keep away from deciduous trees. Those are things that just have pollen and mold flying. And you know also, inside the house with dust mites and mold inside the house; that is also a big problem. Forget about gardens. So, but when it comes to gardens and you do not want to have a compose pile. Compose piles are breathers of all sorts of allergens. I know it is green and healthy, but figure out another way to do it or get a compose container. So anyway to review, you want to consult with your doctor. You do not want to have a composed pile. You want to stay away from perfumed plants. You want to keep your lawn short and keep the weeds out of the way. And stay away from those deciduous trees. Stay, not allergic and have a great summer.
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