Gardening with Seasonal Allergies – Pollen Allergy – Claratyne®

6 Tips for Gardening with Seasonal Allergies

Spring is here and it’s time to get your hands dirty. Enjoy the beauty of your garden with six tips to help reduce seasonal allergyX allergy
An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
symptoms like runny nose and allergy itchy, watery eyes

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Grow Smart with These Easy Tips

1. Put Time on Your Side

PollenX Pollen
Microscopic grains discharged from the male parts of a plant when it flowers. These need to be carried to the female parts of the plant, in order to reproduce. Pollen grains are typically spread by birds, bees or wind. Pollen is the major cause of hayfever – particularly in hot, dry and windy…
counts vary during the course of the day, so try to get out when count is low outside. And be sure to check the local pollen forecast, so you can plan your gardening time when the pollenX pollen
Microscopic grains discharged from the male parts of a plant when it flowers. These need to be carried to the female parts of the plant, in order to reproduce. Pollen grains are typically spread by birds, bees or wind. Pollen is the major cause of hayfever – particularly in hot, dry and windy…
count is low.

2. Dress for Gardening Success

To help minimise your contact with pollen while gardening, wear an inexpensive painter’s mask, a hat, oversized glasses, gloves and long sleeves. And be sure to remove your clothes when you go inside to help keep pollen spores outside where they belong.

3. Put Down Allergy-Friendly Roots

Want a shady spot to read a book in your yard and manage your pollen allergies? Avoid planting trees that can aggravate allergies, such as white cedar, cypress, pine, olive, birch, oak, elm, maple, ash and alder. Instead, stick with species less likely to cause allergies, including lilly pilly, willow myrtle, coastal banksia, citrus or scribbly gum.

4. Be Picky with Plants

If you have a pollen allergyX allergy
An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
, avoid planting sunflowers, daisies and chrysanthemums. They’re all related to ragweed and are more prone to triggering pollen allergies. Instead, opt for flowers that produce little to no pollen, such as daffodils, impatiens, lilies, pansies, petunias, roses, snapdragons, tulips and zinnias. If you’re not sure what to plant, ask your local gardening centre before buying.

5. Love Your Lawn

Avoid common types of grass that produce more pollen spores and can trigger allergy symptoms, including Kentucky bluegrass, Timothy, Johnson, Bermuda, blue, orchard and sweet vernal grasses. Instead, try planting the female version of buffalo grass as it produces little to no pollen.

6. Lather Up

After gardening, take a shower to remove sticky pollen and mouldX mould
Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mould spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
spores from your skin and hair. If you don’t have time to shower, at least wash your face and hands and change your clothes.

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