There is nothing more satisfying than seeing the plants that you have been taking care of blossoming and thriving.
Easy Outdoor Plants
Since Missouri weather can be a little unpredictable, it’s important to know what type of plants will do well in our wishy-washy climate.
If you love butterflies, the blanket flower is the perfect plant for you. These beautiful flowers thrive in direct sunlight.
As their name states, a daylily’s bloom lasts just a day but that one day makes it all worth it. Even better, these plants are nearly impossible to kill as they can tolerate drought and even a little shade.
Poppies come in all sorts of colors, perfect for decorating your garden. Just give these plants a sunny location and a nice drink during dry spells, and you’ll have the most colorful garden in town.
These plants can thrive in dry shade, which is perfect for those looking for a less high-maintenance garden.
These gorgeous yellow plants are admired by us humans, but typically ignored by foraging rabbits and deer. Yarrows can also withstand Missouri’s summer heat and dry spells.
Perfect for beginners looking to start their own garden, allium is one of the easiest bulbs to grow.
Easy Indoor Plants
The best way to make your dorm room a little more homey is to fill it with plants.
Seemingly the perfect plant for a college student, these plants grow in water and can thrive in bright to low light. Maybe it’ll even bring you some luck on your exams, too!
If you’re new to taking care of plants, hoyas might be perfect for you. These plants can withstand a little neglect and thrive in bright indirect light.
Probably the most popular plant for college students, succulents are pretty hard to kill. Just keep your succulent on your windowsill and water whenever the soil is fully dry.
Classified as the ultimate low-maintenance plant, snake plants come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, so pick up a few different kinds and spruce up your dorm room.
If you’re wanting to see some progress on your plant and show off their beautiful foliage, pothos is the plant for you. Keep these plants in bright to low light and water once the top inch of soil feels dry.
This might be a term that you’re familiar with in your beauty products, but you can also grow your own aloe vera! These plants are easy to grow and take care of, just keep them in medium to direct light and water once the soil is fully dry. You can also actually use your aloe to help treat any burns and scrapes you get.
If only these plants actually did grow money. These plants are pretty low-maintenance, especially for us over-waterers.