By Mark Shorter, Online Instructor

Houseplants for beginners

Language: English
All Levels

What you will learn

  • In this course, you'll learn about some popular house plants and the best way to take care of them.

Course description

In recent years, houseplants have been gaining in popularity. Compared with just twenty years ago, the number of people of all ages becoming interested in bringing the outdoors in is enormous! Studies have even been done showing that not only are houseplants visually beautiful, but they’re also good for your health! We all know that plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen, therefore freshening up our air and eliminating harmful toxins, but just by having a few plants around the house, we can also reduce our stress levels and boost our mood. So, in this course, we’re going to look at five beautiful and easy-to-care for houseplants that are perfect for the beginner who wants to get green fingered. This course is aimed at any age and any level of expertise, and its full of hints and tips on how to keep our green friends happy and healthy.


  • No prior knowledge is needed.

Course overview - 8

  • House plants for Beginners Part 1

  • House plants for Beginners Part 2

  • House plants for Beginners Part 3

  • House plants for Beginners Part 4

  • House plants for Beginners Part 5

  • House plants for Beginners Part 6

  • House plants for Beginners Part 7

  • House plants for Beginners Part 8

Learners who have already enrolled in this course

Meet your instructor

Mark Shorter
Mark ShorterOnline Instructor
Hello, I’m Mark and I love DIY! For the past 18 years, I have been developing houses,  and in that time I have become an expert in everything DIY and garden related. I started out as complete beginner and found out that with a little bit of time and patience, nothing is impossible. You'll find my courses are simple and easy to follow and perfect for the complete beginner. You'll find courses to build planters, vegetable gardens, decorative brick borders and much more. Happy building and planting :-)