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Seasonal Tips

Chemical Labels

Read how to get tools ready for spring and tips on taking care of your chemicals.

Poinsettias

Gregg and Jeff talk about poinsettias in this video and also a bit about Christmas cactus (which is actually Thanksgiving cactus).  For more in depth information about Christmas cactus plants, visit this post. History Here are a few interesting tidbits about poinsettias; they are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Minister to… Read more »

Fair Trade and Gifts That Give Back

Learn more about the fair trade gifts in The Good Earth Gift Shop, as well as gifts that give back!

Our Staff’s Favorite Gifts

We did this in the fall and wanted to do it again this winter; it’s fun to find out which items are on our team’s must have list!  And from tools to jewelry, we love what they picked out!   Trey R. “Oh man, this is an easy one for me.  I love the hose… Read more »

Gift Ideas for Gardeners!

  We all have a gardener in our lives and they may or may not feel like planting that perfect plant this time of year. So here are some gift ideas for gardeners, some enhance gardens, some pamper gardeners, and some make gardening easier.  Some just let them know you understand and appreciate how much… Read more »

Arkansas Made Gift Ideas at The Good Earth

  Did you know that we have a 5,000 square foot Gift Shop, filled with all kinds of lovely gifts, including many locally made items?  Check these out! We are very excited to introduce our newest locally made item; castile soap from Cadron Creek Soapworks. These have been made at a farm in Mount Vernon… Read more »

Poinsettia Care

History Here are a few interesting tidbits about poinsettias; they are named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Minister to Mexico.  He introduced the plant to the US in 1825.  Poinsettias are widely considered and most popularly sold as a Christmas plant.  As legends tell it, in 16th century Mexico, a poor girl… Read more »