Dangerous Beauty: A Beginner's Guide to Toxic House and Garden Plants by Michielle DJ Beck
Approx. 4,490 words.
Published on December 14, 2010.
An overview of toxic plants that are commonly (and often accidentally) purchased for the house or garden, as well as a light history lesson on plants that have been used as poison and how herbology has stemmed from that practice. Also includes a section on both online and offline resources for further research and reading.