3 / 5

5 Beautiful, Foolproof Houseplants

All this plants needs to thrive is to be in sunlight and to be watered occasionally (read: nearly every two weeks). Its spiky leaves pull double duty: they add a graphic touch, and you can cut them open and use the gel to treat cuts and heal burns. Source: Flickr user garryknight

5 Beautiful, Foolproof Houseplants

March 18, 2013

We love having houseplants around, but they never seem to last very long under our care. In honor of black thumbs everywhere, we've rounded up five (very) low-maintenance options that will take more than a little neglect to kill.