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Ten Ways to Reduce Your Garden Allergies

It may be a beautiful day for gardening, but what it really means is sneezing and watery, itchy eyes. With a little planning, it's possible to create a beautiful garden while keeping your environment low-pollen, low mold and highly attractive.


Choose the Right Plants

Brighter flowers with low allergy ratings (like roses) have the most visual impact and cause the least allergens.

Next: Keep Some Distance »

  • Choose the Right Plants
  • Keep Some Distance
  • Time Your Approach
  • Dress the Part
  • Mulch
  • Consider your Trees
  • Keep Pets Pollen-Free
  • Just Add (Enough) Water
  • Love Your Lawn
  • Track Your Symptoms

Take a shower and wash your hair immediately after gardening to avoid spreading the pollen throughout your home.