How often you water your houseplants is determined by the type of plant you have and the needs of the plant. For example, succulents do not need to be watered frequently. Snake Plants and ZZ Plants as well. In the plant industry, we often say they thrive on neglect. Other houseplants like Pothos or Spider Plants may require weekly waterings depending on the conditions in your home. If your heat is on the moisture in the soil will get soaked up quickly so you may have to water more frequently. Knowing the needs of your houseplants as well as the conditions of your home is important when jumping into being a plant parent.