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Easy Houseplants for People with No Green Thumb


Not all of us are blessed with the gift of a green thumb. Some of us may not even know what that expression means. If you struggle when it comes to keeping your houseplants alive and growing well, you are not alone. Just because you do not have a green thumb doesn’t mean that you can’t have beautiful plants in your home. We are here to help gardeners discover that growing houseplants can be a simple, rewarding experience.

Having an indoor garden can be just as fun and beneficial as having an outdoor garden. Not only are houseplants easy decorative items, but they clean the air around them too. This means that your home will have fresh clean air, all while looking stylish.

We have compiled a handy list of the easiest houseplants for you to grow in your home. Remember that you always need to do your research when choosing them for your home, especially if you have children and pets. Some houseplants are toxic if proper precautions aren’t taken.

Low-Maintenance Houseplants



Asparagus Fern

Peace Lily


Snake Plant

Cast-iron Plant

Christmas Cactus


Chinese Evergreen


English Ivy



Parlor Palm


Spiker Plant


Arrowhead Vine

One tip for keeping your houseplants alive and thriving is to start by reading the tag that comes with the plant. The tag will tell you how much sunlight and water that specific plant needs. We know that remembering to water them is usually the cause of them wilting away. Thankfully, 46 & Spruce has smart and simple products that take the guesswork out of watering your plants. Any of the houseplants on the above list will work well with these products.

The Never Dry Jardiniere is an awesome houseplant pot choice. Not only does it look contemporary and stylish but it has a self-watering meter which maintains the plant’s optimal hydration. It has a built-in water gauge that waters the plant from the roots up, which is great for those who forget to water their houseplants.

White Never Dry Jardiniere planter

The Never Dry Plant Pal is another amazing gardening item we all need. The Plant Pal is made from terracotta and is shaped like a stake. It is put straight into the soil of your pot plant. The stake absorbs water from the bottle you insert into it and can water your plant for up to 7 days. This is a convenient tool for those going away on vacation or frequent travelers that aren’t able to water their houseplants for extended periods of time.

Never Dry Plant Pal

Planting your indoor plants in attractive planters can really update your home décor,as well as make caring for your houseplants easier. 46 & Spruce has a beautiful collection of planters that suit every plant, personality and décor style for every room in the house.  With the tips and tricks noted here, you will be able to create and maintain a lush indoor garden in no time. What are you waiting for? Go and grow!

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