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Plant species: Annual

Seasonal Color

Add seasonal color to accent your existing landscape with vibrant, colorful displays all season long! Seasonal color consistently provides blooms and here in Arkansas, they just need to be switched out twice a year. Plant warm-season annuals such as wave petunias, angelonia, begonias and impatiens in the spring. These will last until fall. Plant cool-season… 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 »

Freeze Warning

The first freeze of the fall season could happen during the very early hours of Saturday morning (Nov. 10th, 2018), which is about average for our area.  What does this mean for your plants?  Keep reading! Bring in houseplants and tropicals, if you plan to overwinter them.  This includes crotons you may have used in… Read more »

Pansy Palooza! Pansy Recipes from The Good Earth Team!

Much like the pumpkins recipes, this is a collection of fun recipes utilizing our favorite fall/ winter annuals, the pansy.  Pansy and viola flowers are edible, both the sepals and the flower petals as well as the pistils and stamens, unlike many edible flowers, in which only the flower petals themselves are edible.  A quick… 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 »