Up on the Green Roof

Posted on Sep 24, 2013

If you had told me 20 years ago, (long before I’d even heard of a green roof) that I would be hanging out with architects and tossing around words like parapets and ballast, I would have called you crazy. Me? Jim the Plant Guy? Arguing the benefits of drain conduits to drain off excess water […]

The Fall Frenzy

Posted on Sep 17, 2013
The Fall Frenzy

What a summer! It feels like I turned around from the Memorial Day weekend only to stare right into the Labor Day holiday. It’s been a busy few months to say the least. And while it might not be easy to remember much time spent by the ocean or with the kids, this past summer […]

A Perfect Piece of Green PIE from PIA

Posted on Sep 10, 2013
A Perfect Piece of Green PIE from PIA

I always look forward to the Plant Industry Alliance (PIA) annual Expo in Las Vegas in August. This year’s Plantscape Industry Expo (PIE) was AMAZING! Innovative products, fascinating speakers and incredible living art displays. It seemed everywhere you look, creative, inspired people were talking about new products and the latest in technology and design. This […]

San Diego 6 News: Live from Good Earth Plant Company, July 29, 2013

Posted on Sep 4, 2013
San Diego 6 News: Live from Good Earth Plant Company, July 29, 2013

  Renee Kohn with San Diego 6 News interviewed president, Jim Mumford, at our headquarters in Kearny Mesa about green roofs and living walls. All five clips are from their “Wake Up San Diego” segment which airs every Wednesday morning at 6. Clip 1 Clip 2 Clip 3 Clip 4 Clip 5  

Jim Mumford’s Treehouse Memories

Posted on Sep 3, 2013
Jim Mumford’s Treehouse Memories

Remember when you were young and your backyard was truly an oasis of adventure? Hedges became prime hiding spots for an ambush of friendly enemies from down the street. A tent set up on the grass was a fort held strong by brave young soldiers. If you were lucky enough, maybe you had a treehouse, […]