"Frisk Your Houseplants" ... Many plants, including aloe, ivies, and amaryllis, can be toxic to dogs and cats. For a complete list, check with the ASPCA, aspca.org. If you are a plant-lover, set your greenery on sturdy bases so a hearty dog-cat chase won't knock them over.
This living strapless party frock grown from succulents and ivy (front view shown here) was entered in the "plants grown on stuffed forms" competition class at the @PA Horticultural Society’s 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show. Photo by Patrick Montero for Organic Gardening