Words from Our Favorite Eco-Warrior: The Dalai Lama

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
Words from Our Favorite Eco-Warrior: The Dalai Lama

Most people know Good Earth Plant Company for our living walls, green roofs, and other major projects. But we got our start 40 years ago on a much smaller scale. Our core business for many years is providing Interior Plantscaping services to offices, homes and other buildings, bringing nature indoors for people to enjoy. Early […]

Tips To Enjoy Summer Naturally

Posted on Jun 14, 2017
Tips To Enjoy Summer Naturally

You know the years are passing when the months seem to be racing by. It feels like I just put the Christmas decorations away, but in just a few days summer will officially begin on Tuesday, June 20, at 9:24 pm Pacific Time. This is the summer solstice, the day with the most hours of […]

Remember This One Good Thing About Office Plants

Posted on Jun 8, 2017
Remember This One Good Thing About Office Plants

When exactly did “multitasking” become a thing? It might have been when we all first got computers on our desks. It happened for sure when we all started having those little computers called smartphones in our hands all the time. The word actually existed in the 1960s as an engineering term, but computer processing made […]

Make America Great Again – With Plants

Posted on May 25, 2017
Make America Great Again – With Plants

Like a lot of you, I’ve been watching President Trump on the news. It is hard to avoid. He’s having a really rough time. I don’t care what your politics are, love him or hate him. We all want to see the President of the United States be successful on behalf of our country. The […]

Quiet Down Workplace Distractions With Plants To Increase Productivity

Posted on May 18, 2017
Quiet Down Workplace Distractions With Plants To Increase Productivity

Companies were quick to jump on board the open office design trend when it first showed up in the 1990s. Busting down the doors created community and encouraged creativity. People also needed less workspace thanks to technology. No one needed a huge computer workstation anymore when a laptop or even a tablet or phone would […]

Eight Ways to Celebrate Mother Earth This Mother’s Day

Posted on May 11, 2017
Eight Ways to Celebrate Mother Earth This Mother’s Day

Time for our annual public service announcement, if you haven’t already heard: Sunday, May 14 is Mother’s Day. You’re welcome. As we all get older, we appreciate our Moms more than ever. This is especially true if you’re a parent. Most of us have to be asking ourselves, “How did she ever put up with […]

World Naked Gardening Day – Yes, There’s a Serious Point

Posted on May 3, 2017
World Naked Gardening Day – Yes, There’s a Serious Point

When I found out this Saturday, May 6 is officially the 13th annual “World Naked Gardening Day,” of course I laughed. Come on, who wouldn’t? Then I thought, ‘Boy, that’s going to take a LOT of sunscreen. More for some than others!’ World Naked Gardening Day is a real event, and while we all might […]

Got a Prana Problem? Good Earth Plant Company Has The Answer: Vastu

Posted on Apr 26, 2017
Got a Prana Problem? Good Earth Plant Company Has The Answer: Vastu

Whether you think it’s an art, a science, both, or neither, most Western cultures know about the Chinese practice of feng shui. It is a complex system of rules and beliefs created 3,000 years ago to balance positive and negative energy in the world around places people live, work, and play. But I bet you […]

Earth Day is Yuuuge! at Good Earth Plant Company

Posted on Apr 19, 2017
Earth Day is Yuuuge! at Good Earth Plant Company

It all started as a protest over a Santa Barbara oil spill in 1969, and from the first Earth Day in 1970, it has become the single largest non-religious observance worldwide. Millions of people in 192 countries will participate in Earth Day activities this Saturday, April 22. Chances are pretty good you are one of […]

Six Common Mistakes You’re Making With Your Indoor Plants

Posted on Apr 13, 2017
Six Common Mistakes You’re Making With Your Indoor Plants

Mistakes, we’ve all made a few (with apologies to Frank Sinatra). If I was writing about my OWN mistakes, this blog post would be a novel. Some very big mistakes have made the news recently. I haven’t made any quite that big and I’m sure you haven’t either. But I bet you ARE making some […]