5 Easy Plants Anyone Can Grow

Growing plants can be a joy and they bring a touch of beauty and nature into any home, office, or garden. If you're a beginner at gardening it would be a good idea to start off with plants that are easy to grow and don't require much watering or attention. Here are a few that are easy to grow for beginning gardeners.


Succulents and cacti are some of the easiest plants to grow, in fact, they might be the easiest if you don't account for weed plants. Succulents like Aloe Vera and Burro's Tail don't require much sunlight or water. They can be both indoor or outdoor plants. When it's time to water them, a light mist from a spray bottle is enough for them. If they ever need extra watering, they will give you a bright indication through a red coloring on their tips. It takes a lot of effort to kill a succulent, so rest assured you will be able to grow most of them easily.

Mint and Rosemary

If you're interested in starting a herb garden, you can begin with some of the easiest herbs to grow: mint and rosemary. They grow quickly and in most environments including indoors and outdoors or in pots. Mint grows so rapidly, it's almost a weed. You can easily keep an eye on your mint and rosemary by keeping them in a mini garden on your work desk or office.

Morning Glory

There are so many types of flowers out there and it can get quite confusing as to which to pick to start a garden. Starting off with morning glories would be an excellent choice. They can grow outdoors on a dirt patch, in a pot, or along a fence or wall. Morning glories grow rapidly without much attention. If you turn your back to them, they might take over your garden while you're not looking.


Small bamboo plants, commonly sold as mini "money trees" can add a simple aesthetic to your home. They grow easily in a small pot with gravel. Watering potted bamboo plants is also simple; the water must be kept visible. You'll know it's time to give it some water when it dries up a bit, which will be every other day or even once a week.


These purple flowers grow so easily, that you might accidentally grow them without knowing. They don't require much tending or watering. They successfully grow outdoors, indoors, or in ceramic pots. It's hard to stop a chive plant from growing, they will bloom even in the snow, so you don't have to worry about neglecting this plant. You can even harvest the chives to add some flavor to dishes like salsa or soups.