Houseplants are a wonderful addition to any home as they bring in a refreshing feel that reminds you of the outside. Now, if this is your first try at caring for plants or if you happen to have a bit of a black thumb when it comes to gardening, it’s important to start with easy to care for plants. Keep reading to learn more about the 4 best houseplants for beginners:
Spider plant (Chlorophytum)
Spider plants are a great starter houseplant because it tends to survive in the worst of conditions and isn’t overly needy. It will need the basics, good soil and water but doesn’t require sunlight. This plant is best kept in a hanging basket or perched high so it has lots of room to grow. The best part about the spider plant is that it is easy to separate and replant if you want multiples of it or if you want to share the plant with others.
If you’re looking for a low maintenance plant, with a great modern look, succulents are the houseplant for you! These unique desert plants don’t require much care other than a bright location and a small amount of water. They look great planted together in a group or as separate plants. You can find a huge variety of succulents to choose from including aloe and cacti succulents.
It has been said that having lucky bamboo in your house will bring good energy and luck into the home. This plant requires little to no care and generally only requires fresh water every so often. It can be displayed in a group for a stronger visual impact or the stems can be displayed as a stand-alone plant for a subtle display.