NPIC Bord Bia Bloom 2023

Hello and welcome to the National Poison Information Centre’s Bord Bia Bloom page.

Thank you for visiting ‘The Know, Act, Prevent Garden’ at Bord Bia Bloom that is sponsored by the National Poisons Information Centre at Beaumont Hospital and the Health and Safety Authority. We encourage you to Know about the potential poisons in your home and garden, Act to make the area safe for children and thereby Prevent accidental poisoning. We want you to have a #SafeHomeSafeGarden

Plant List for The Know, Act, Prevent Garden at Bord Bia Bloom 2023

Press release from the National Poisons Information Centre, the Health and Safety Authority and the Health Service Executive


On this page, you will find information on how to prevent accidental poisoning in your home and garden and some useful educational resources. If poisoning does occur, call the Poisons Information Centre on 01 809 2166 (available every day from 8am-10pm) for prompt advice.


Home Safety

Below are links to a room by room guide with poison prevention advice for your home and garden. Please click the links for more information.

Kitchen Safety

Bathroom Safety

Living Room Safety

Bedroom safety

Garden Shed / Garage Safety

Use Chemicals Safely leaflet from the Health and Safety Authority of Ireland



Plant Safety
Here is some information and advice on plant safety. Click the links for more information.

Guide to low toxicity plants for child-friendly gardens and play spaces

Toxic plants

Pets and Plants Awareness

Mushroom Safety


Educational Resources
The National Poisons Information Centre has a number of educational resources that we hope you will find useful. Please click the links for more information

Poison Prevention Leaflet

• ‘Say NO to Poisons’ Book

Poison Prevention Tips


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