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Plant species: Annual

Annuals

Seasonal Color

Add seasonal color to accent your existing landscape with vibrant, colorful displays all season long! Seasonal color consistently provides blooms and here in Arkansas, they just need to be switched out twice a year. Plant warm-season annuals such as wave petunias, angelonia, begonias and impatiens in the spring. These will last until fall. Plant cool-season… 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 »

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 »