Society for Allergy Friendly Environmental Gardening


SAFE Gardening

Society for Allergy Friendly, Environmental Gardening


Please explore our website and find out how we are making gardens and landscapes healthier places by using allergy friendly plants.


Please join us in the fight to make our environment better, safer, and healthier for everyone, especially those affected by allergies and asthma.


Funds are used to provide education regarding allergy friendly plants and to purchase allergy friendly plants to be planted to improve the environment. Donate Now

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Latest News/Information

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Look for a new book - the Veterans Gardening Guide

Peter Prakke's new book encourages gardeners to choose a healthy balance of plant choices and is a must-read for individuals wanting a healthier planet.

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Trees in the Built Environment

Watch the video "Tom Ogren on Trees in the Built Environment." There's so much to learn from this interesting and informative video online.

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Future Leaders in Science Award

Two 14-year-olds from Ottawa, Jenna Devine-Ducharme and Zoey Phillips, have won a bronze medal at the Canada-Wide Science Fair, and a Future Leaders in Science Award for their aerobiology project linking pollen and allergies and making green spaces allergy friendly.


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Allergen-Trapping Hedges

Information on Allergen-Trapping Hedges has been added to our "Allergy Friendly Plants" page under the LEARN heading. There are three hedge plants highlighted - Big Glossy Girl, Green Girl, and Tall Girl. To learn about these exciting allergy friendly hedges.


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POD: The Allergy-Fighting Garden

Enjoy a podcast with guest Tom Ogren who provides important information about plants that cause allergies and asthma
and how to create beautiful landscapes that are non-allergenic. Go to the podcast titled "Allergy-Fighting Garden" at Tova's Garden.