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    9 Beginner Houseplants For Anyone Who Kills Everything They Touch

    Minimal attention, watering, and light involved.

    1. Snake plants can survive weeks without moisture and don't need direct sunlight, making them the perfect plant for anyone who can never remember to water.

    2. Spider plants can survive in a variety of light (though they do prefer direct sun) and grow in most conditions — so, basically, you can keep this alive, I promise.

    3. Pothos (or devil's ivy) are tough to kill because they actually like to chill in dry soil, so they can withstand infrequent waterings.

    4. Aloe plants — as I'm sure you know — have awesome medicinal properties and are super easy to care for if you know the proper techniques.

    5. ZZ plants (zamioculcas zamiifolia) are basically indestructible since they can survive a variety of environments. If you truly can't keep anything alive, this is the plant for you.

    6. Philodendrons involve a little extra attention, but are a great starter plant because they can actually teach you basic plant-growing skills.

    7. Ponytail palms will tolerate your neglect, and even prefer if you leave them alone, so they're great for you if you know from the get-go that you're a terrible plant parent.

    8. Peperomia plants are easy-going plants that adapt well to their environments and make great desk companions.

    9. Fittonias (aka nerve plants) actually like moisture so if you know you're an over-waterer, you and this lil' guy will get along well.

    You can do this! You are one with nature.

    Let us know in the comments if you have any other suggestions we didn't mention! And for more plant tips, check out the House Plant Lovers Facebook group.