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All About Sansevieria

Keep reading this post to learn all about Sansevieria, also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue or Snake Plant. These common names actually refer to one of the most commonly seen forms, featuring long, flat sword-like leaves. There are many other varieties as well; details towards the end of this post. Interesting fact, there is one common… Read more »

Philodendron Fun

Philodendron fun; learn all about philodendrons and other Arum family plants including Monsteras and Pothos, inlcuding how to care for them.

Sedum Plum Dazzled

Tough, Sun Loving Sedums

Perennial sedums have so much to offer! Yes, they are tough, sun loving perennials but that isn’t the end of their great garden characteristics. These plants are succulents, which means they have leaves and other plant structures that hold water. The stored water can be utilized when the plants are in need and not receiving… Read more »

Chinese Evergreen, An Easy Growing Houseplant

Coined one of the Plants of Steel (along with ZZ Plant), Aglaonema, or Chinese Evergreen, is certainly an easy to grow houseplant. Native to the jungles of Southeast Asia, they made their way onto the houseplant market many years ago and have become known as one of the toughest, most reliable, and easiest to grow… Read more »

New Houseplant Arrival, Raven ZZ Plant

Are you a collector of fun, unique houseplants? If so, keep reading to learn more about our newest houseplant arrival! ZZ Plant We are thrilled to introduce you to Raven ZZ Plant. Well, let’s back up a bit and introduce you to the more commonly available ZZ Plant, Zamioculcas zamiifolia. These plants were discovered a… Read more »

Hummingbird Mint; A Perfect Perennial for Pollinators

Yes, another article about perennials because June is Perennial Gardening Month!  As temperatures have warmed, we are seeing more and more pollinators out and about.  Keep reading for details on one of our favorite perennials for pollinators, hummingbird mint. Agastache (Common names include Hummingbird Mint and Hyssop) Ever heard of this perennial?  It’s well loved… Read more »

Join Our Team!

Current Open Positions: HORTICULTURIST Invest in your future; join one of the most award winning garden centers in Arkansas! The Good Earth Garden Center began in 1974 as a retail garden center and nursery.  Over the years, we have expanded greatly and now offer a myriad of landscape services, a gift shop and are considered… Read more »

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 »