I have a c0nfession to make. I am a plant killer. My beautiful blue hydrangea, bought from Columbia Road and expected to last throughout the unusually warm winter we’ve been having, is now wilted and dead in the front yard. I even once managed to kill a small cactus after completely misjudging the fact that cacti actually need water at some point to live. But it’s time to turn over a new leaf. Thankfully, some fellow gardening bloggers have come up with lists of “un-killable plants” so I can start becoming a better plant parent. Here’s some links to the best:
Marie Iannotti, a gardener from America, has come up with a comprehensive list of hardy plants on her blog, which also features ways to not kill plants, such as not over-watering them and avoiding salt build-up.
By Natasha Wynarczyk. Photo by Peter Pearson under a CC license