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Novices should avoid houseplant divas

Posted: August 30, 2014 at 1:53 a.m.

The Dieffenbachia plant is among those that can sicken a pet if the leaves are chewed.

The Dieffenbachia plant is among those that can sicken a pet if the leaves are chewed.

As with some people, good looks can come with higher maintenance requirements in the plant world. So what are the plants you, as a beginner, might want to save for Houseplants 201?

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