Easy Flowers to Grow for a Beautiful Garden!

I am not a gardener! As hard as I try, I just don’t have a green thumb. However, I love flowers, so, of course, I look for plants that are super easy to care for and are low-maintenance. Check out the list below if you are looking for easy to grow plants/flowers!

  1. Succulents and Cacti: These plants thrive in sunny locations and require minimal watering. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, making them versatile for outdoor gardens or even small pots.
  2. Lavender: Lavender is known for its fragrant aroma and beautiful purple flowers. It’s drought-tolerant once established and prefers well-draining soil and plenty of sunlight.
  3. Herbs: Many herbs like rosemary, thyme, and oregano are easy to grow outdoors. They require minimal maintenance and can be harvested for culinary use.
  4. Daylilies: Daylilies are hardy perennials that come in a range of colors and bloom throughout the summer. They tolerate a variety of soil conditions and require little attention once established.
  5. Marigolds: Marigolds are colorful annual flowers that are known for their ability to repel pests. They thrive in full sun and tolerate a range of soil types.
  6. Hostas: Hostas are shade-loving perennials that are prized for their attractive foliage. They require regular watering but otherwise are fairly low-maintenance.
  7. Zinnias: Zinnias are easy-to-grow annual flowers that come in a variety of bright colors. They thrive in full sun and require minimal care once established.
  8. Spider Plants: Spider plants are great for adding greenery to outdoor spaces. They can tolerate a range of light conditions and are resilient to neglect.
  9. Peperomia: Peperomia is a genus of tropical plants that are well-suited to outdoor containers or shady garden spots. They require moderate watering and can thrive in low light conditions.
  10. Agave: Agave plants are drought-tolerant succulents that add a striking architectural element to outdoor gardens. They require little water and prefer well-draining soil.

If you’re new to gardening, talking with experts at a local greenhouse can help you get started and do it right the first time as they have knowledge of what plants and soil work well together. Flowers and plants can add to your curb appeal and increase your home’s value too. Planting an easy-to-care-for garden with flowers that add to your curb appeal will not only create a beautiful home for yourself, but future buyers may thank you too!

Jessica Kirkwood