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Freeze Warning

The first severe freeze for central Arkansas is scheduled for overnight on Monday, November 11, 2019 with more opportunities on the 12th and 13th.  This is different than the frosts and mild freezes we have already experienced. The Farmer’s Almanac gives this distinction: A light freeze (between 32 and 29 degrees F) can kill tender… Read more »

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Winter is Coming!

  Winter can be hard on plants; especially ones planted recently. This is because they have not yet had time for good root establishment before cold weather stress arrives. Proper watering during cold temperatures is key; plants do not respond well to freezing temperatures without proper hydration. When to Water If our forecast includes extended… Read more »

Winter Combo Pots

Choose winter hardy plants for containers that offer interest all winter long!  The key is to choose evergreens, perennials and seasonal color that can last throughout our coldest temperatures in containers.  If you typically plant tropical plants in your containers, and aren’t sure about planting evergreens and perennials in them, just remember you can remove… Read more »

All About the Cool Wave Pansy

  Looking for cool season color that trails over pots?  Want a way to get tons of color in your landscape beds without having to put as quite as much labor into actually planting them? Cool Wave Pansies are the answer!  Keep reading to learn all about Cool Wave pansies. What’s Cool About Cool Waves?… Read more »

Pumpkins

Creative Ways to Use a Pumpkin This Fall

  From decor to delicious recipes, pumpkins have much to offer!  Get ideas on how to use your locally grown Good Earth pumpkins in this video.  For recipes from our staff, visit this post.

Why are my leaves already falling?

Learn why leaves are prematurely turning brown or showing fall color early, and find out if you should be worried or take this in stride.

Fall Landscape Design

Fall Landscape Design

Late Summer Landscape Tips The summer heat can make even the most lovely of landscapes look a little tired!  Refresh your landscape with these fall landscape design tips: Fresh Mulch Add a thin layer of mulch to your landscape beds.  Mulch is often bleached out looking this time of year, and a thin layer is… Read more »