12 May '11, 3pm

6 Plants That Will Grow (Almost) Anywhere: Wherever You Live, Start Growing Some Green With Nearly Trouble-Free Flora.

6 Plants That Will Grow (Almost) Anywhere: Wherever You Live, Start Growing Some Green With Nearly Trouble-Free Flora.

Photo: Gina Spanos / Istock related articles By Annie Bell Muzaurieta Originally published July 2008 I've tried to grow peppers, rosemary, and other greenery in my small New York City one-bedroom apartment, and each has died a quick death. Is it me? Or is it what I've chosen to grow on my microwave-oven-like window ledge? In hopes of helping others like me - inexperienced but eager planters who don't live in ideal conditions for growing green - I turned to Leslie Land , blogger for The Daily Green, and lead author of 1000 Gardening Questions and Answers ($8 at amazon.com ). Land warned me that nothing is completely trouble-free (you still have to water these, guys), and you're still going to need a safe outdoor spot (no fire escapes, people). She added that these choices wouldn't exactly impress a seasoned gardener. But that's ok; they would deliver on what I was looking f...

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