Whether or not you were born with a green thumb, it is safe to say that a pristine looking lawn adds something special to the overall look of your home. No one wants to pull up to their home with brown grass and dying flowers. In an article titled, "What to Plant When Your Thumb is More Brown than Green," Jaymi Naciri quotes, "' Many of us have trouble keeping plants alive in our garden, and have quite the 'black thumb.' Either we are too busy to maintain them, or our gardens have issues that make it difficult; hot, dry sites, poor soil or bad weather, said The Garden Glove. 'Don't let that stop you from growing flowers! There is hope for even the most murderous of gardeners... you can grow flowers and you can plant them today and trust they will still be there next year and the year after that.'"

Naciri suggests a few plants and flowers that are low-maintainance for the struggling gardener.

  • Lantana
  • Aloe
  • Thyme
  • Mandevilla
  • Catmint
  • Crepe Myrtle
  • Yarrow

The full article can be found at Realtytimes.com