There are so many great reasons to surround yourself with plants. They smell wonderful, clean the air, look great and add the right amount of Zen to your home. The very act of tending to your plants can bring more mindfulness into your life. However, sometimes the green roommates can feel like too much responsibility. They need water, nutrients, light and the right climate and temperature to thrive. And even if you try your best, they may still die on you. Daunting prospects. But if you pick the right plants, there’s nothing to fear, no matter how black your thumbs are.
We’ve put together a list of eight resilient and easy-to-care-for plants for you.