Bugging Out To Save Trees

Posted on Feb 23, 2017
Bugging Out To Save Trees

If UC Santa Cruz music professor David Dunn scores a hit with his latest composition, he’ll have millions of listeners, maybe even hundreds of millions. But they won’t be spending a dime, and they won’t be singing or dancing. They’ll be dying. For ten years, Professor Dunn has created music using sounds in nature, specifically […]

Can Plants Save The World? Isn’t It Worth Trying?

Posted on Feb 17, 2017
Can Plants Save The World? Isn’t It Worth Trying?

I started my career in the plant industry with a flower bucket stand in downtown San Diego. Now I’m heading toward my 40th anniversary in business at warp speed. It’s crazy! It took a lot of hard work, but it also took a little luck and lots of help along the way. I’m grateful for […]

Getting Down to Business on Valentine’s Day

Posted on Feb 9, 2017
Getting Down to Business on Valentine’s Day

Part of the Good Earth Plant Company Anniversary Series Even if you’ve had a Valentine’s Day or two that was a disappointment, most people have overall pleasant memories for their Valentine’s Days over the years. My own memories of Valentine’s Day have nothing to do with love stories or gifts. They are all about business. […]

Shhh, Be Quiet – Your Houseplants are Sleeping

Posted on Feb 2, 2017
Shhh, Be Quiet – Your Houseplants are Sleeping

When the weather is sunny during the first few months of the year in San Diego, it’s hard to remember it’s winter time. Yes, even in Southern California. The days are getting longer again but we have several more weeks to go before we are getting a full, healthy dose of sunlight and the days […]

Good Earth Plant Company Wishes You Happy 4715

Posted on Jan 26, 2017
Good Earth Plant Company Wishes You Happy 4715

We never turn down the opportunity to celebrate a holiday at Good Earth Plant Company. So we are happy to wish you a Happy New Year, because Saturday, January 28, is the start of the Chinese or Lunar New Year 4715. It is celebrated by one-sixth of the world’s population. The Lunar New Year is […]

Flashbacks in Florida at the Tropical Plant Industry Expo

Posted on Jan 19, 2017
Flashbacks in Florida at the Tropical Plant Industry Expo

After all the New Year celebrations are over, I still have something to look forward to every year: the annual Tropical Plant Industry Expo in Florida. It’s become a tradition for me to start the year meeting with my Plantscaping industry colleagues from 45 states and 37 different countries, and learning about the latest trends […]

Don’t Bug Me! House Plants That Resist Pests

Posted on Jan 11, 2017
Don’t Bug Me! House Plants That Resist Pests

Plenty of people tell me they’d love to bring more plants into their homes and offices, but they don’t have a green thumb, or even a yellow thumb. Even if you are a beginner, you can make it a lot easier on yourself if you choose plants proven to be easier to care for than […]

What Did You Want To Know from Good Earth Plants in 2016?

Posted on Jan 5, 2017
What Did You Want To Know from Good Earth Plants in 2016?

The confetti and streamers are finally cleaned up, the holiday decorations (mostly) put away for another year. It’s time to begin 2017 with a clean slate. Doesn’t that feel good? It’s also a good time to look back, take stock, make some observations and learn some lessons. Applied to this blog, we try to provide […]

Good Earth Plant Company’s Top Ten Workplace Design Trends to Watch for 2017

Posted on Dec 29, 2016
Good Earth Plant Company’s Top Ten Workplace Design Trends to Watch for 2017

With just a few days left of 2016, Good Earth Plants has its attention focused on what’s to come for 2017. Here are our top ten predictions on workplace design trends for the next 12 months. Moss Wall Art: Preserved moss walls took our industry by storm in 2016, and there is no sign of […]

2016 Year In Review – How Did We Do?

Posted on Dec 22, 2016
2016 Year In Review – How Did We Do?

As we head into our 40th year of operation, Good Earth Plant Company is more committed than ever to our mission to bring the beauty, health, wellbeing and environmental benefits of living plants and nature into your life. We started our business providing interior plantscaping design and service to many of the leading workspaces in […]