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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

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.