Don’t Have a Green Thumb? Try Growing Succulents

Troubleshooting Your Vacuum

If you have a vacuum cleaner, then you know that a vacuum that doesn’t work properly can be very irritating. Such a situation can leave your house dirty and even pose a health hazard. Therefore, it is in your best interest to have a strong grasp of how to... read more

About me

The first plant I ever killed was an orchid. It was a beautiful magenta, and a birthday present from my brother. Next in line was a series of ill-fated basil plants, followed by a vegetable garden that seemingly died off from too much attention.

Finally, my husband had a brilliant plan: succulents. Succulent plants are hearty, easy to maintain, and thrive off less attention, not more. As long as I had learned my lesson from the vegetable garden, I could have a verdant house!

I have managed to damage a plant or two—knocking over a plant stand with a vacuum isn’t great for a stiff vine—but now I’ve gotten the hang of these botanical wonders! If you have a brown thumb, as do I, learn from my experiences and enjoy having a green home.