Giant hogweed: A ‘growing’ danger

Gardeners might be tempted to place it in a vase, and kids might want to use the stem as a pea shooter: Bad ideas. Real bad.

Giant Hogweed, a noxious weed, is sprouting up throughout the southern Ontario, and its sap could cause serious health problems, including severe burns and blindness.

Tonight on the News Hour on Global News at 5:30 p.m., we’ll show you the hidden dangers of a weed once treasured for its beauty.

Get the information to keep you and your family safe.

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