Planting an Indoor Cat Garden

 

Interested in providing your indoor kitty with some cat-friendly herbs and grasses to nibble on? You can create an indoor cat garden using a sturdy container that’s more wide and shallow than tall and deep (succulent and cactus planters work well). Use good quality organic potting soil with no added chemicals. What plants are safe for indoor cat gardens? Here’s a great list of cat-friendly choices from the “Catnip” newsletter of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University:

 

Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

 

Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii)

 

Cat thyme (Teucrium marum)

 

Wheat grass

 

Oat grass

 

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)

 

Rye grass

 

English lavender

 

Creeping rosemary (Rosemary prostrates)

 

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)

 

 

 

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