POPSUGAR Home Poll Are You Good With Houseplants? by Home 8/11/07 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Source Read More GardensPlantsPolls Get inspired with our daily newsletter Vegetarian Love and Sex Home Food Tech DIY Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. shulvrkrp 7 years my husband has the green thumb! I just enjoy the fruits of his hard labor! :) cassedy04 7 years i always try, but somehow seem to drown every single one. :( ReverendZelda 7 years It's fallen to my husband to keep the lucky bamboo from my bridal shower alive... I have a black thumb I guess Babychloe 7 years I have tons of plants in my house. As long as I remember to water and fertilize them every week, they seem to do ok. I just added quite a few to my outside patio as well. Outside plants seem to need much more care, so I'm really trying not to kill them. Babychloe 7 years I have tons of plants in my house. As long as I remember to water and fertilize them every week, they seem to do ok. I just added quite a few to my outside patio as well. Outside plants seem to need much more care, so I'm really trying not to kill them. millarci 7 years My first attempt with houseplants were violets. OMG! They all died! I felt awful. I tried not to overwater them but apparently I wasn't watering them enough. Now I have a 'prayer plant' (can't remember the real name of it) and so far so good ::knock on wood::. vanyvrgs 7 years I used to have the greenest thumb and as of late I cannot keep them alive. As such, I now have fake plants -- don't want to kill anymore of them. Love the green. studio524 7 years I'm not a house plant kind of girl. Too I have cats and you have to be careful. lms 7 years I am getting better. I have quite a few orchids around my house and they are gorgeous. Hope5 7 years I've a room just for my house plants. Lissiebug 7 years Plants hate me. I look at them and they just start to wilt... :( victoriaj13 7 years i love house plants! and unfortunately, so does my cat...so i always end up with a bunch of scraggly, chewed up, sad looking little plants. libs1dlab 7 years I LOVE my house plants and would have many, many more if I had more space and better lighting (my house is dark and I dream of sky lights). Having plants around me makes me happy! may12 7 years Haha, mine flowers always get withered! (Let your mother or grandmother take care of your plants!);P michstines 7 years I have a bunch of orchids and just got my first rebloom this month. I was very exciting because I have killed at least three others!! beingtazim 7 years i end up over watering or going on vacation and letting them dry out and die. :( modemodel 7 years I have not got green fingers! yendip 7 years I definitely fall into the category of over watering and then underwatering. Do the same with fertilization. I think I've killed at least 4 orchid plants in the last few months. But I love them so much - they are so pretty! jen22 7 years I like house plants. . .fake ones. :) I can never keep the real thing alive. ccy 7 years My house wouldn't feel like home without a few live plants! c0rkie 7 years i try lol figurine 7 years Well, I have left one plant to take care of itself for a month now so that one is probably not feeling too well. Usually I'm quite good, though. radarkitty 7 years You guys saw pictures of my outdoor garden...what do you think? Yes...I have tons. I talk to them too! I get very sad when one of them dies. bizzybee 7 years Ever since I moved, I have been experiencing issues with keeping my houseplants alive. My loft is big and airy, which should be ideal. But, A/C and heat, extreme sun and chilly winters create changing plant environments. I'm still learning what works where. SoCalSugar 7 years I almost got some today as an impulse buy at Ikea... but then I remember how many house plants I have neglected over the years and decided to let the poor Ikea ones have a better shot at life.