Growing up I never really had plants. My mother wasn't very good at keeping indoor plants or flowers alive, and she passed that down to me. For a while I didn't even try to help improve the black thumb I was given, but about a year ago I wanted to. I knew moving into my own home with so much more sunlight and windows meant I would have more opportunities to grow some great plants. So here are a few tips from a fellow black thumb wanting to be green.