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  1. [Music]
  2. Atropa Belladonna will kill you.
  3. Datura will put you to sleep, forever.
  4. Acontium will kill you.
  5. Laurel will produce cyanide and kill you.
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  7. Every plant here in the Poison Garden is
  8. poisonous and has the ability to kill you.
  9. My name's Trevor Jones, and I'm the Head Gardener of Alnwick Garden.
  10. This plant is Giant Hogweed.
  11. It will get up to around 8 feet high.
  12. It's phototoxic, so will burn your skin
  13. and give you blisters for up to 7 years.
  14. This garden is set in the Royal Garden
  15. of the Old Castle in Northumberland, UK.
  16. We have around about 95 plants
  17. and we're adding to the collection all the time.
  18. This plant is Acontium, or Monkshood.
  19. Wonderful blue flowers, but the whole of the plant is poisonous.
  20. The berries, crushed up and fed to you will kill you.
  21. The leaves themselves will kill you also,
  22. as will the root and the stem.
  23. We have to, obviously, maintain the garden,
  24. so we have to tend the plants, and when we do that
  25. we have to be very careful of the way we operate,
  26. so we have to cover some of our skin
  27. when we deal with particularly dangerous plants.
  28. This plant is Laurel, it produces cyanide
  29. and we all know what that will do to you.
  30. So it was the brainchild of the Dutchess,
  31. the Dutchess of Northumberland,
  32. so rather than having a herb garden,
  33. she decided to create more interest
  34. and have a poison garden.
  35. They are very, very common plants.
  36. In fact, a lot of them are what we call "Cottage Garden" plants.
  37. And they're grown in many people's gardens,
  38. but people don't know how harmful they actually are.
  39. This is Atropa Belladonna.
  40. Four berrier are enough to kill a child.
  41. People are intrigued by poisonous plants
  42. and often are very worried when they come out because
  43. many of them will be growing these plants at home and they
  44. don't realize the powerful impact plants
  45. can have on us as humans.
  46. Is it something that you find fascinating?
  47. Definitely.
  48. Why?
  49. It's a good way to get rid of your wife.
  50. [Laughs]
  51. Interviewer: My God! Trevor: I dunno

  52. [Laughs]