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Take a look at the Poison Garden, the most dangerous garden in the world

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

If you're looking for an exciting and dangerous way to spend Halloween, book a trip to Ireland's Blarney Castle and stroll the Poison Garden. Locked behind gates that warn "These Plants Can Kill," the garden boasts beautiful flora that you certainly don't want to touch, smell or eat.

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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Blarney, these plants are deadly!

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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The infamous Poison Garden is one of the spookiest features of Ireland's Blarney Castle. Hidden behind the castle's battlements, the garden is teeming with plants that are so gruesomely toxic that some are kept in large cages.

Caged plants can kill.

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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Once you enter the gates, you'll find a collection of the world's deadliest plants. If you live to tell your travel tale, you'll come out far more educated on these living killers, including Wormwood, Wolfsbane, Mandrake, Ricin, Foxglove, Opium Poppy, Tobacco, Hemlock and more.

Wormwood isn't just a worm killer.

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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Mandrake — magical or deadly?

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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Stay away from the highly toxic seeds of the Ricin plant.

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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If these plants are so deadly, shouldn't they be outlawed? The bottom line...

Enter this garden at your own risk, it's filled with poisonous plants

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