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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 »

Bring Back the Color!

We have been impatiently waiting and…here it is!  The perfect time to plant fall/ winter seasonal color such as pansies, violas, panolas, mustard, cabbage and kale has arrived. Planting now while the soil temperatures are still warm is ideal (this is true for trees and shrubs too) because the warm soil will encourage better root… Read more »

Fall Favorites from The Good Earth Team

Celosia Intenz is Billie’s favorite this fall!  She loves it because it is simply the prettiest color she has ever seen.  Billie was the first person we asked to pick a plant, but FYI, three other team members picked it as their first choice too!  And what a winner it is; bright and cheerful, unusual… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Plant Pansies

This fall has been unseasonably warm, around 10 degrees warmer than our usual average temperatures and we are feeling it!  Despite the warm temperatures, it’s time to think about fall color, specifically pansies, violas and panolas.  Never planted fall color before? Here are the top 10 reasons to plant pansies this year! 1  Plant now… Read more »

What is a Vegepod?

What is a Vegepod?  It’s an award winning, easy to manage, portable contained gardening system.  And that isn’t all!  If this sounds a bit like an infomercial, it kind of is, because this really is an amazing, versatile solution to the reasons people find vegetable gardening difficult.  Keep reading! The design of Vegepods has many… Read more »