10 Beautiful, Easy-to-Care-For Plants Even Those with Black Thumbs Could Own

Not everyone has a green thumb, but it’s always nice to have a bit of greenery in your house. What’s the solution if you’re a plant person who can’t keep plants alive? Well…

Luckily, there are some easy-to-care-for plant options for even the most basic gardener. Below are some of the easiest-to-care-for plants for your house. 

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10 Beautiful, Easy-to-Care-For Plants That Basically Anyone Can Have in Their Home

Spider Plants

These grow quickly and let you know when they need water (they fade in color). 

Bonus: They’re good-to-go in low light. 

Snake Plant

You basically can’t mess this one up. 

They’re described as “indestructable.” 

Cactus Plants

You only need to water these when they’re dried out (meaning not very much). 

They’re happy to be left alone for awhile – perfect for people who forget to water plants on the regular. 

Peace Lily

These plants also let you know when they need water (they droop). 

And are OK without minimal natural light. 

Plus, they have beautiful flowers.

ZZ Plant

Another option for people who need a plant they can’t mess up. 

This plant also does OK in low light. 


These flowers come in a lot of variety in terms of color. 

It droops when it needs water so it basically gives you gardening tips. 

Look at this beautiful veining. 

And this beautiful pink. 

Golden Pathos

Basically, just put this plant wherever. 

And water when dry. Easy-peasy!


These are popular because they’re pretty AND can store water for a long period. 

(Which means you don’t have to do all that much to keep them alive!) 

Devil’s Ivy

This is a fast-growing plant that is happy in a variety of conditions. 

Just water it once in a while and you’re good to go. 

Butterfly Palm

This pretty, bold palm is easy to care for.

And a great option for a corner indoor plant to add that extra little touch to your home.

No matter how good – or terrible – your gardening skills are, rest assured there ARE plants for you out there. The above are easy to care for and are the perfect additions if you have a plant-less living space.

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