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Author: Jennifer Gibson

What is an Arkansas Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional?

Arkansas Green Industry The Arkansas Green Industry Association, AGIA (formerly the Arkansas Nurserymen), is a professional trade organization dedicated to serving the Green Industry and the advancement of horticulture in the State of Arkansas. About the Arkansas Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional Program As stated on the Arkansas Green Industry website, the Arkansas Certified Nursery… Read more »

Fall Favorites from The Good Earth Team

  We were excited to see what Steve’s favorite was this fall, and were even more excited that he picked the new Nature series pansies!  These pansies are actually a hybrid between a pansy and viola, and have the best characteristics from both.  The rich color is what first attracts you, then when you learn… Read more »

Beyond the Mum!

Fall is pumpkins and mums…right? Well, with a mum shortage this year, fall might just be about pumpkins… and zinnias, marigolds, rudbeckia and crotons!  Each of these plants provide tons of bright, big color to fall displays. Keep reading for details about each. Zinnia Zinnias are full sun, warm season annuals that grow from spring… Read more »

Our Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

What says fall more than pumpkin? How about baking a pumpkin to use in pumpkin themed recipes instead of using canned?  If you have been to the grocery store and looked for pumpkin puree recently, there is a good chance you came up empty handed due to the can shortage. But worry not, it’s simple… Read more »

Pansy versus Viola… what’s the difference anyway?

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 huge blooms!  Deadheading will help… Read more »

The Beautiful Hues of Heuchera

Heuchera, also known as Coral Bells, are excellent shade garden plants with interesting foliage of various colors. Leaves are heart shaped and boldly veined; some feature bold dark, silvery, or chartreuse green foliage. Coral Bells bloom in the late spring or summer; blooms rise up above the foliage in a long slender stalk and feature… Read more »

Fall Tips for Your Landscape!

It’s almost fall, y’all! Which means that there are a few chores for your landscape so that your landscape will be healthier and happier next season! Plus find out how to correctly prep your annual color areas for pansies, violas, ornamental cabbage, kale and mums!