Unfortunately, not all of us are born with a green thumb.
Unfortunately, not all of us are born with a green thumb. And for those of us with a less-than-perfect track record of keeping plants alive, gardening can seem like a pretty intimidating art. If you want to overcome your lack of inherent ability and grow your own garden some day, first try mastering a few dependable, no-fail plants. You’ll not only develop your skills but also grow your confidence and be able to take on more challenging blooms in the future. Before you get started, make sure you’re avoiding common gardening mistakes like overwatering and overfertilizing. You’ll want to brush up on a few tips from expert gardeners as well. And don’t forget, you can always ask our expert, the Grumpy Gardener, any questions you come across during the process. Now you’re ready to try your hand at these low-maintenance plants that are perfect for beginners.