No-fail plants for hopeless gardeners

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Here’s our pick of the easiest plants to grow for those who lack green fingers. They need little upkeep and can thrive even under a beginner’s care. You might not have the time and resources to devote to regular, ongoing plant maintenance, but that shouldn’t stop you from indulging in your love for lush greenery in your home and garden.

A good beginner plant, the Pothos is an ideal plant for bathrooms or offices because they can tolerate low light. This indoor plant has an air-purifying quality that can absorb and strip toxins like formaldehyde from household materials. Although the names might not be particularly appealing, the Spider Plant and Snake Plant are other hardy indoor types that are practically foolproof. Succulents do well in dry conditions, just remember to keep them out of direct sunlight, and don’t drown them in water.

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