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Author: jennifer

Gift Ideas for Gardeners!

  We all have a gardener in our lives and this can be a difficult time of year (December) to find that perfect plant.  So here are some gift ideas for gardeners, some enhance gardens, some pamper gardeners, and some make gardening easier.  Some just let them know you understand and appreciate how much their… Read more »

Arkansas Made Gift Ideas at The Good Earth

  Did you know that we have a 5,000 square foot Gift Shop, filled with all kinds of lovely gifts, including many locally made items?  Check these out!   We have pottery from several different local artists, including our own Landscape Services team member, Chad!   Check out this jewelry from made. featuring crystals hand… Read more »

Poinsettia Care

Here are a few interesting tidbits about poinsettias; they are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Minister to Mexico.  He introduced the plant to the US in 1825.  Poinsettias are widely considered and most popularly sold as a Christmas plant.  As legends tell it, in 16th century Mexico, a poor girl named… Read more »

Good Earth Gift Cards

  The answer is yes, we do offer gift cards, in any amount!  We aren’t set up for online purchases BUT it’s still an easy process.   If you are local, just stop by the garden center!   If you aren’t local or won’t have the chance to visit us, give us a call at… Read more »

Freeze Warning

The first freeze of the fall season could happen during the very early hours of Saturday morning (Nov. 10th, 2018), which is about average for our area.  What does this mean for your plants?  Keep reading! Bring in houseplants and tropicals, if you plan to overwinter them.  This includes crotons you may have used in… Read more »

Pansy Palooza! Pansy Recipes from The Good Earth Team!

Much like the pumpkins recipes, this is a collection of fun recipes utilizing our favorite fall/ winter annuals, the pansy.  Pansy and viola flowers are edible, both the sepals and the flower petals as well as the pistils and stamens, unlike many edible flowers, in which only the flower petals themselves are edible.  A quick… Read more »

Pansy versus Viola… what’s the difference anyway?

Majestic Giant Blotch Mix Pansy What is a pansy? Pansies are the most commonly planted fall and winter annual in our area and for very good reason!  Pansies bloom from fall into next spring, all the way through time to plant warm season annuals.  They offer a large variety of color choices and many have… Read more »