The Easiest Plants To Take Care Of

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Not all of us are blessed with a green thumb, and that’s ok. But it may be the sole reason you’re avoiding decorating your home with plants, even though it’s something you’d like to do. Luckily you do have options besides fake plants. We’re sharing the easiest plants to take care of that will make your home look nicer (while purifying the air) and give you a big confidence boost on your caretaking abilities.

Succulents/Cactus

If they can survive the harsh desert climate, they can survive in your home. They are very low maintenance. Keep them somewhere warm and dry with good access to sunlight. They only need to be watered every week or so, or whenever the soil gets very dry. Make sure to drain the pot when watering.

Peace Lily

You can place one of these elegant plants almost anywhere in your home as they thrive in areas with low light, humidity, and moderate temperatures. The soil should be kept moist so water accordingly.

Lavender

This vibrant plant will make your house smell amazing and give relaxing holiday in Provence vibes. Keep it somewhere warm and sunny, and water whenever the soil dries out.

Aloe

This plant is actually part of the succulent family, so the care is pretty much the same. Place it somewhere dry and warm with lots of access to the sun. You only need to water it when the soil really starts to dry out.

Snake Plant

Here’s a plant you don’t have to think much about. It doesn’t need a lot of light and does just fine with dry air. Water it lightly every few weeks or whenever the soil feels almost completely dried out.

English Ivy

Add some easy charm to your home with some English ivy. It prefers cooler temperatures, indirect light, and moist soil. Water it lightly when the top of the soil start to dry out.

Spider Plant

These plants simply require light and moist soil. They do well in a wide range of temperatures so you can place them almost anywhere. Water it moderately when the top layer of soil starts to feel dry.

Herbs

Improve the freshness of your meals and give your kitchen some character with fresh herbs. They like brightness so place them on your kitchen windowsill for easy access and lightly water every other day or whenever the soil is dry.

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