Good House Plants

hortxprt at hortxprt at
Sat Apr 26 05:10:00 EST 1997

rboyd wrote:
> Hello, I am looking to start some indoor gardening and want to know what is
> a good, easy to care for, house plant.  I live on the third floor of an
> apartment building and get afternoon and evening sunlight in some of my
> windows.  I am looking for a plant that is not going to die on me if I
> forget to water it once in a while.  If this is the wrong news group I
> apologize in advance.
> Thanks, Richard Boyd
> rboyd at
> PS I live in Houston Texas (Hot humid summers not a very long winter)

Hi.. A great houseplant for those of us who are absentminded is the
Pothos.. It a beautiful hanging plant... and will tolerate low light and
some abuse... For a standing plant I would recommend any of the Dracaena
palms... ENJOY

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