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

Oct 21, 2014 at 11:19 a.m. ET
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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.

The Poison Garden

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Blarney, these plants are deadly!

Poison Garden Warning

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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.

Poison Garden caged 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.

Poison Garden Wormwood

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Mandrake — magical or deadly?

Poison Garden Mandrake

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

Poison Garden Ricin

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

Poison Garden sign

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