Perfect for beginners.
Bringing your first houseplant home can be intimidating. There are endless varieties of indoor plants to choose from, and if you've never cared for a plant before, you might have no idea which one to choose. Factor in that some plants are much harder to care for and require a lot of attention, and it's even more of a challenge. If you want to spruce up your home with a little greenery but you're new to plant parenthood and want to stick to plants that are more forgiving and low-maintenance, here's what you need to know, from which plants to buy to how to keep them alive and happy.
According to plant resources Bloomscape, 1-800-Flowers, Costa Farms, and Urban Sprouts owner Jen Stearns, these houseplants are fairly easy to care for—no green thumb required, and no need to worry about them dying in a month despite your best efforts. You've got this!
Tim: And in recent days, it seems, the president has been receiving his newest coronavirus intel briefing from Fox News. This time, they say, the pandemic is over and it’s time to move on. Throughout Tuesday night’s primetime stretch, Carlson, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham were in lockstep in telegraphing to Trump a message that the pandemic’s threat has been overstated, death counts have been inflated, and the U.S. is already on the downside of the curve. And as Fox News’ biggest stars tried to convince the president to ditch social distancing altogether, one of Trump’s own health officials rebuked the network’s faux-populist manipulation of the expert data and projections. “Physical distancing is incredibly important—remember the projections,” Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir said Wednesday on Fox & Friends. “I have seen people twist that like this was not going to be that bad after all and we didn’t need to do it. That’s a complete misinterpretation. The estimate of deaths going down is the result of the fact that we have listened to the president and vice president and task force.” “I do want to emphasize the point, there is a light at the end of the tunnel, but don’t keep your foot—don’t take your foot off the gas,” Giroir continued. “Because we really need to continue these efforts because we could see another peak, a second peak, a third peak if people don’t do the physical distancing or they think it’s all over. “It’s not over yet.”