Will the U.S. Join France and Require Green Roofs?

Posted on Mar 26, 2015
Will the U.S. Join France and Require Green Roofs?

You may have read the same headlines we did in the past week about new laws passed in France now requiring solar panels or vegetation sections on the roofs of all new commercial construction. French activists were pushing for 100 percent roof coverage but had to settle for Parliament requiring a minimum of coverage. France […]

News From Good Earth Plant Company: Spring 2015 Newsletter

Posted on Mar 20, 2015
News From Good Earth Plant Company: Spring 2015 Newsletter

Click here to read the Spring 2015 edition of the Good Earth Plant Company Leaflet newsletter. Highlights this issue include: Read about our latest activities in the President’s Letter Learn about our latest featured projects Check our Calendar for fun, informative green themed events in San Diego Get our newsletter delivered right to your inbox […]

Going green is Lucky Every Day Including St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on Mar 17, 2015
Going green is Lucky Every Day Including St. Patrick’s Day

The shamrock plant is recognized as the badge for Ireland. You will find this symbol on almost everything Irish, from lampposts to tail fins of airplanes. It is a custom to pin a shamrock to the lapels of your jacket on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. The Celtic Druids attached much significance to the clover […]

Pushing Nature Into Urban Planning with Living Walls

Posted on Mar 12, 2015
Pushing Nature Into Urban Planning with Living Walls

The Downtown San Diego Partnership, the leading advocate for the revitalization and growth of downtown San Diego, recently offered this observation and it stopped me in my tracks: “For the first time in 100 years urban growth has outpaced suburban growth.” Assuming this is true, as an advocate for integrating nature into our everyday environment, […]

Choose Plants to Suit Your Personality

Posted on Mar 6, 2015
Choose Plants to Suit Your Personality

At first glance, March doesn’t seem to have any significant holidays. But take a closer look. We love March holidays at Good Earth Plant Company, because the holidays are green! The obvious example is St. Patrick’s Day. Lucky for us plant loving leprechauns, we never get pinched since we are always wearing green. Although it […]