Why Choose Artificial Plants? Nurturing and caring for real plants is a task that many of us find time consuming, tiresome and sometimes futile. Whether you are leading a busy life, suffer from plant related allergies or simple don't have the penchant for gardening, artificial plants are for you. Artificial planting is the perfect alternative to needy natural plants. They look fresh year after year, will grow in any environment and won't die if you forget to water them. They're also low maintenance, so bar a quick dust here and there, require no ongoing care.