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Gazette Gardener: Readers seek trees and plants that won’t hurt horses or cats

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I recently was asked for help choosing trees for a horse pasture. Not being a horse person, I had no idea what a complex subject this is. Not only do you need to consider the usual questions about soil type and drainage, but you need to be aware that many trees and shrubs used in our garden landscaping contain compounds that are toxic to horses. For example, the yew, a common foundation plant, is highly ...


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