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Author: Jennifer Gibson

June is Perennial Gardening Month

  June is Perennial Gardening Month The Good Earth began as primarily a nursery and growing facility over 45 years ago.  Throughout the past four decades, we have become a full service garden center but that doesn’t mean we have forgotten our roots! We still grow most of the perennials we sell; just look for… Read more »

Table with various types of fertilizers

Fertilizer

Need some fertilizer guidance? Look no further. Gregg and Jeff have some information to help you make the right decision with ease. Making Sense of Fertilizer There are plenty of fertilizers on the market, and that can make the choice difficult when it’s time to buy. Don’t let yourself get overwhelmed. We’ve got some suggestions… Read more »

Top 10 Tips to Tip-Top Tomatoes!

Tomatoes may seem easy to grow but they can actually be a bit of a challenge.  But these tips will help you get growing in the right direction! Try to keep the soil evenly moist, no fluctuations of soil moisture. Don’t water the leaves. Do plant in location that receives at least 6 hours of… Read more »

How to Grow Vegetables in Pots

Keep reading to learn how to grow vegetables in pots! Nothing beats the taste of homegrown produce in the summer, but many home gardeners may not have the space in the ground dedicated for a veggie patch.  Since vegetables and herbs need at minimum a half day of sun to produce the best yields, it… Read more »

Spring Mulch

The Details and Benefits of Spring Mulch

Gregg and Jeff are catching up on not only the aesthetic benefits of mulch, but the practical reasons you want it in your landscaping. Is Mulch Just For Looks? Adding mulch to your landscaping is a great way to beautify the area. It completes the look and (quite literally) tops things off. The benefits stretch… Read more »

Tomatoes Decoded

Tomatoes decoded; learn what the letter abbreviations after tomato names stand for (hint; it’s plant diseases) and why they matter in this blog post!

Herb Containers Gardening

Herb Container Gardening

In this segment, Jeff and Gregg are discussing herbs, including the details about starting your own small herb garden and how to keep it healthy. Get Started with Herb Gardening Have you ever run to the store only to find the herbs you need are out of stock? We’ve got a way to combat that… Read more »

Antique container potting

Antique Container Potting

Listen in while Jeff catches up with Gregg about the do’s and don’ts of repurposing unique containers to pot your plants. What can you use as a container? We talk about containers quite a bit, because they’re an important element in the health of all potted plants! This week, we’re focusing on sprucing up your… Read more »