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Container Gardening

Houseplant Tips and Tricks

Houseplants have gotten more popular recently, which is really fun for us to see!  Here are houseplant tips and tricks from Jen M., one of our Good Earth team members.  If you visited our Hothouse over the winter and saw the HUGE Birds Nest Fern, that was one of her many indoor gardening successes.  She… Read more »

Good Earth’s Hanging Gardens

Spring 2019 update:  This year, the gardens are planted with three different varieties of Lantana, Bandana Lemon Zest, Bandana Red, Bandana Cherry Sunrise, all planted in the tops of the planters, and then both ColorBlast Double Mandarin and Colorblast Watermelon Punch Portulaca on the sides and near the bottom of the planters, the Silver Falls… Read more »

All About Begonias

Begonias are one of our most popular plants and there are so many to choose from!  Each has unique characteristic and therefore, different purposes in the landscape (or home).  As we approach the spring planting season, we thought you might want to learn more about these versatile, eye-catching and easy to grow plants.  This post… 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 »