Indoor plants do not need too much sun, thus can stay in shade or semi shade areas. Easy to maintain are Arica Palm, Syngonnium, money plant etc.
The only mantra of gardening the perfect way is to check your plant before watering. If it’s dry, then water thoroughly.
Growing in planter or in soil is dependent on space, time and resources available at ones disposal. But Bonsai can grow only in planter and trees in ground.
Moss grass is used to reduce evaporation in a pot. Avoid using it in cacti and succulents which like dry conditions.