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9 plants allergy sufferers should avoid and what to grow instead

Do you love your garden but find yourself inside looking out at it, rather than spending time in it, thanks to allergies or asthma? The secret to enjoying being in your garden is to find plants that give you the look you want and that are also far less likely to cause problems for you. Not everyone is allergic to the same thing, and allergic reactions can range from the symptoms of hay fever (Allergic rhinitis) to rashes, hives and blisters (contact dermatitis). Some popular annuals, perennials and shrubs are more likely to trigger allergic reactions than other plants. Below, we call out those plants and offer ideas ...