RABBIT-SAFE GARDEN PLANTS Flowering Plants African violet Apple flowers Aster Baby's Tears Bachelor's Buttons Ball Fern (Davallia bullata) Calendulas/Pot Marigolds Camellia Coral Bells (Heucheria) Cockscomb Daisy Dandelion Day Lilies (Not actually Lilies... These are of the family Hemerocalis - stick to the blossoms) Fireweed (aka willow herb) Fuschia Gardenia Gladiolus (blossoms only - rest of plant is toxic. Do not allow access) Hosta Hyssop (Agastache spp. only: eg. Giant hyssop or Anise hyssop Agastache foeniculum, or Licorice Mint Agastache rupestris) Lavender Lilac Pansy Pot Marigolds/Calendulas Miner's Lettuce Nasturtiums Rose Snapdragon Sweet Pea - (NOT the ornamental variety: seeds cause lathyrism, a neurological disease) Sunflower Violet Vibernum Willow herb Zinnia Herbs Basil:Lemon, Globe, Thai, Mammoth, Sweet, Genevieve, cinnamon basil, lime basil, lemon basil, sweet basil, licorice basil Borage Camomile Caraway Clover Chervil Comfrey Coriander/Cilantro Dill: Fernleaf, Mammoth Garden Cress Lavender (Not for pregnant does; can cause fetal expulsion) Lemon Balm Lovage Marjoram Mint: pineapple mint, apple mint, orange mint, peppermint, lemon thyme, , "licorice mint" (anise hyssop), spearmint, peppermint, chocolate mint, and basil mint. Oregano: Italian, Greek, GOlden Peppermint Parsley: Curly and Flat-Leaf Rosemary Sage: Pineapple Sage is particularly aromatic Salad Burnet, Small Burnet Summer Savory Tarragon: French, Russian Thyme (including lemon thyme) Fruit Apple Blackberry Black currant Blueberry Currant Grape (fruit, leaf and vine are edible) Huckleberry Raspberry Red currant Rosehip Strawberry Forbes/Grasses/Weed-like Species Agrimony Dandelion (shouldn't be too hard to grow ) Chickweed Clover (white) Cress Nettles (must be dried first to remove the "sting") Oat Grass Orchard Grass Plantain Leaves Rye Grass Wheat grass Yarrow (limited quantities) Vegetables See QUICK LIST: Rabbit-Safe Foods The following can be grown for rabbits, but should be inaccessible, as portions of these plants are toxic for rabbits: Tomatoes (Only fruit can be eaten. No stems or leaves or tops) Also see: Feeding Your Rabbit QUICK LIST: Rabbit-Safe Foods QUICK LIST: International Rabbit-safe Food Vegetables RO Threads RO Library: Rabbit Manure and Its Potential Member Threads Composting Rabbit Poo as Fertilizer Growing Veggies and Flowers for Rabbits Safe Aromatic Herb Garden for Bunnies Growing Bunny-Safe Flowers Planting Grass for the Buns and Piggies Bunny-Safe Plants and Flowers? Flower/Dried Hay Treats EXTERNAL REFERENCES ***3Bunnies: "Non-toxic Plants" http://www.3bunnies.org/non_toxic_plants.htm ***3Bunnies: "Toxic Plants": http://3bunnies.org/poisonous_plants.htm Camilla Bergstrom: http://www.medirabbit.com/EN/GI_diseases/Food/feeding_en.pdf "Gardening for Bunnies" Karla Ortman http://www.wisconsinhrs.org/Articles/Gardening%20for%20Bunnies.htm Basil's Garden: http://twincomics.com/garden.html Rabbit-Safe Plants : http://kanin.org/node/189 There is a very extensive list of pet-safe plants here: http://www.sniksnak.com/plants.html. They also list toxic plants. ***Difference between Pot Marigolds and Common Marigolds: Common marigold Tagetes: http://www.sunnygardens.com/images/1934.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e7/French_marigold_Tagetes_patula.jpg Calendula /Pot Marigold Asteracea: http://www.plantcare.com/oldSite/httpdocs/images/namedImages/calendula_officinalis.jpg http://www.sciencephoto.com/images/showFullWatermarked.html/B539218-Pot_marigold_%28Calendula_officinalis%29-SPL.jpg?id=665390218 *** Copyright Autumn Gambles (2010) - Reproduced with Permission.