I do not have a green thumb! We have hostas, ivy, spirea and some other little green hedges (their names are unknown to me). Plants that are generally green already. They seem to do okay ~ it's the plants that (supposedly) get flowers that I have a problem with. It's because I don't water them enough ~ I forget about them. Most of my attempts have been focused on the backyard and I don't usually get out there except on the weekends. Seven days between drinks does not a happy plant make!
So I've tried two new ideas this year. I decided to plant a little garden near the front step ~ I pass it twice a day and the hose & faucet are right behind it. AND I "hired" a gardener. See him there near the pink petunias?