The Best Garden Plants For Beginners

New to gardening and don't know where to start? Start here, with our collection of plants expertly selected for gardeners who are just beginning to get their hands in the dirt. We want to set you and your new garden up for success with plants that are a breeze to care for, so you can worry less and enjoy the wonders of your growing and flourishing landscape. Gardening is extremely rewarding, and it’s never too late to get “growing.” With the help of the Great Garden Plants experts, you’ll grow like a pro in no time! Not only do these plants require minimal maintenance, but they are also nearly ‘foolproof’, meaning they will thrive practically every gardening season. Shop the best garden plants for beginners, specially curated by the Great Garden Plants team below.


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Feather Falls Sedge with white and green variegated foliage in a garden.
Zone 3-9
Light part sun/shade


'Feather Falls' Sedge

Sale $15.99 translation missing: en.products.product.regular_price $17.99

Glamour Girl Phlox with showy coral pink blooms.
Zone 4-8
Light sun


'Glamour Girl' Phlox

Sale $13.99 translation missing: en.products.product.regular_price $15.99