Good Earth Plants Green Guide to Buying Christmas Trees

Posted on Nov 30, 2013
Good Earth Plants Green Guide to Buying Christmas Trees

“It’s coming on Christmas,” and like the song says, “they’re cutting down trees.” But wait, who would’ve guessed that buying a pre-cut, real, 100% natural Christmas tree is the “green” way to go? My friend Peter Gaughen is a true Christmas tree expert, and Peter schooled me in why choosing a real fresh cut tree […]

An Attitude of Gratitude: Happy Thanksgiving from Good Earth Plants

Posted on Nov 25, 2013
An Attitude of Gratitude: Happy Thanksgiving from Good Earth Plants

While the world is wrapped up in turkey, football games and pumpkin pie, the Good Earth Plants team is knee-deep in holiday décor. The warehouse is bright and shiny with trees, wreaths and garlands being readied for installation at our clients’ offices and homes. Holiday cards are being signed and addressed for mailing. Before we […]

Good Earth Leaflet Newsletter: Fall 2013 Issue

Posted on Nov 20, 2013
Good Earth Leaflet Newsletter: Fall 2013 Issue

Click here to read our Fall 2013 edition of the Good Earth Leaflet newsletter. In this issue: Letter from the President Upcoming Events Employee Spotlight: Dawn Weatherford Lunch & Learn Program (Continuing Education Units) Featured Project: Pure Fitness Not on our newsletter email list? Want to sign up? Visit the home page of our website […]

Boston Strong and Green at American Society of Landscape Architects meeting

Posted on Nov 15, 2013
Boston Strong and Green at American Society of Landscape Architects meeting

I am in Boston representing Good Earth Plant Company and GreenScaped Buildings at one of my favorite events, the annual American Society of Landscape Architects Conference. Such a great group of people: friends, colleagues and some of the smartest landscape professionals you will ever meet. Friday I presented a talk on “Obstacles and Pitfalls to […]

Bioinspiration: Letting Nature Inspire Your Work

Posted on Nov 12, 2013
Bioinspiration: Letting Nature Inspire Your Work

This week wasn’t about the usual business of green roofs and living walls. I jumped outside the box, exited my silo and spent time at events that remind me of what else is out there. I attended a Downtown San Diego Partnership workshop featuring Fred Kent of Project for Public Spaces. I first heard Fred […]

Plants in Space: Growing Without Gravity

Posted on Nov 7, 2013

There is a great new movie out called “Gravity” which tells the frightening tale of a scientist and an astronaut (played by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) aboard the International Space Station when something goes terribly wrong. A great story….but they forgot to include a garden on the International Space Station! In an ABC news […]