Projects Inspiring Us At Good Earth Plants RN

Posted on Sep 29, 2016
Projects Inspiring Us At Good Earth Plants RN

Regular blog readers know about my passion for improving our communities and our health and well being through strengthening our connection to nature. It’s amazing to me how something simple like introducing natural elements in our work environment like plants and natural light can reduce job stress and improve our health overall. I get inspired […]

Good Earth Plant’s 12 Tips to Prevent Stormwater Pollution Runoff

Posted on Sep 22, 2016
Good Earth Plant’s 12 Tips to Prevent Stormwater Pollution Runoff

I heard the weather report like everyone else, but I never expected the steady amount of rain we received in San Diego County this week, did you? After more than 100 days without measurable rainfall, it was a welcome sight. Rainfall has many benefits, but there is one downside. When rain falls in San Diego […]

Green Roofs Are Even Greater Than We First Thought

Posted on Sep 15, 2016
Green Roofs Are Even Greater Than We First Thought

 When I first installed the green roof at Good Earth Plant Company in 2007, all of the information about the long term impact came from Europe. There weren’t all that many green roofs in the United States and there weren’t many studies being conducted on the few that existed. Times change and we are much […]

Get Down On The Farm: San Diego Farm Tour Day is September 17

Posted on Sep 8, 2016
Get Down On The Farm: San Diego Farm Tour Day is September 17

 If I asked you to name San Diego’s major industries, you would probably come up with tourism, the military, maybe biotech or craft beer. The one I bet you’d miss is agriculture and farming. Agriculture is the fourth largest industry in San Diego County. It’s a two billion dollar industry. San Diego County has more […]

Helping homeless San Diegans one plant at a time

Posted on Sep 1, 2016
Helping homeless San Diegans one plant at a time

Several months ago at a Citizens Coordinate for Century 3 (C3) panel discussion on the homelessness problem in San Diego, one of the panel members really energized me. Her name is Amy Gonyeau, and she is Chief Operating Officer with the Alpha Project. For those who aren’t familiar with it (like me I’m embarrassed to […]