Trees Are a Teen’s BFF

Posted on Feb 22, 2018
Trees Are a Teen’s BFF

  It wasn’t all that long ago that my son and daughter, Ted and Allie, were typical high school students, in a typical 21st century high school. But you don’t have to be a parent or a high school student to feel the impact of the recent events in Parkland, Florida and worry about our […]

Working A Little Plantscaping Magic In Arizona

Posted on Feb 21, 2018
Working A Little Plantscaping Magic In Arizona

Sometimes the best solution for one of our clients is a blend of multiple approaches in a customized design. Good Earth Plant Company recently worked with a San Diego dispensary client with locations in multiple states. For its Tempe, Arizona location, “Tend Tempe,” we needed to find ways to incorporate plants into their facility where […]

Calling All Tree Huggers: Fans Rally Behind Pando

Posted on Feb 15, 2018
Calling All Tree Huggers: Fans Rally Behind Pando

In last week’s blog post, I wrote about the world’s largest living plants. Thanks for all the positive feedback. Several readers pointed out an important entry for out list we’d missed, and I’m glad they did. We get some of our best blog posts from your suggestions! It is worth a blog post all to […]

Jim Mumford Featured in San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

Posted on Feb 8, 2018
Jim Mumford Featured in San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

Our Eco-Warrior in Chief, Founder and President of Good Earth Plant Company Jim Mumford, is featured in the February 2018 issue of the award-winning San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine. Jim participated in the “Dialogue” feature, a question and answer interview about his background as a plantscaper, Certified Landscape Professional and Green Roof Professional; his San […]

Good Earth Plants Thinks Big: World’s Largest Plants

Posted on Feb 7, 2018
Good Earth Plants Thinks Big: World’s Largest Plants

Regular readers of my blog know how much I love trees. The simple act of planting a tree is one of the most valuable things you can do for the planet. One of my first blog posts ever (in 2013) was about treehouses. In 2015, it upset me to learn Caltrans was cutting down mature […]

Amazon Goes Big With Biophilia: The Spheres Are Open

Posted on Feb 1, 2018
Amazon Goes Big With Biophilia: The Spheres Are Open

Seven years, 600 people, 40,000 plants from 300 species, and one really big Ficus tree later, the Amazon Spheres opened this week in the Denny Triangle neighborhood of Seattle. Public officials made speeches, people got their thank yous, and ribbons were cut. Because it’s Amazon, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos did the final honors with […]