Not Your Garden Variety Session at San Diego Green Week’s 2019 Conference & Expo

Posted on Oct 10, 2019
Not Your Garden Variety Session at San Diego Green Week’s 2019 Conference & Expo

Good Earth Plant Company’s Jim Mumford featured on panel discussion planting seeds about the benefits of incorporating nature into building projects  SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – Dozens of studies demonstrate the benefits of incorporating nature into building design to human health and wellness, but doing so is still often seen as a luxury. […]

Next Generation of Eco-Warriors Leads the Way

Posted on Oct 9, 2019
Next Generation of Eco-Warriors Leads the Way

Recently, a group of fifth grade students from a San Diego area private school visited Good Earth Plant Company as part of their after school program, the extra-curricular “Lego Robotics Club.” Kids in the club were tasked with identifying a local problem in their city, and then exploring possible solutions. The students decided to focus […]

Good Day Sunshine! Jump Start Your Day Naturally

Posted on Oct 2, 2019
Good Day Sunshine! Jump Start Your Day Naturally

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Hit the snooze button? Brush your teeth? Get some coffee? Check social media? Go to the gym? A survey conducted by the consulting firm Deloitte isn’t much of a surprise.  Forty-three percent of people check their phone within five minutes of waking […]

Survey Says: The Younger Generation Digs Gardening

Posted on Sep 25, 2019
Survey Says: The Younger Generation Digs Gardening

When you think about gardening, do you picture your grandmother tending her rose garden? Maybe a retired neighbor mowing his lush lawn? According to the National Gardening Survey, the typical gardener and plant enthusiast is much younger and isn’t living in the suburbs. In the 2019 version of this annual survey presented every year at […]

Show and Tell Time: Good Earth Plant Company’s New Living Moss Wall System

Posted on Sep 19, 2019
Show and Tell Time: Good Earth Plant Company’s New Living Moss Wall System

No one gets more excited about new products than we do at Good Earth Plant Company. We love the chance for a little show and tell, and we have something to show you this week. It’s a brand new living moss wall system. Take a look! The reason for the amber color is because the […]

Time to Celebrate National Indoor Plant Week Sept 16-22

Posted on Sep 11, 2019
Time to Celebrate National Indoor Plant Week Sept 16-22

Summer is nearly over, and the big holidays of the year – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s – aren’t too far away. But we are already like little kids waiting for Christmas, because next week is officially National Indoor Plant Week. Yes, it’s a real thing! It’s right up there with Naked Outdoor Gardening […]

Good Earth Plant Company’s Summer Reading List – Naturally!

Posted on Aug 14, 2019
Good Earth Plant Company’s Summer Reading List – Naturally!

Science shows us getting out and enjoying the benefits of nature will make us healthier. Reading about nature isn’t a bad idea either. How about reading a book about nature at your favorite outdoor spot? Maybe it’s the beach; maybe it’s the park. Maybe it’s a hammock in your backyard. It doesn’t matter. And we […]

Bring the Heat: Indoor Plants That Like It Hot

Posted on Aug 8, 2019
Bring the Heat: Indoor Plants That Like It Hot

It’s official: July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. As United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said, “We have always lived through hot summers. This is not your grandfather’s summer.” We are fortunate living in San Diego where the weather remains close to perfect most of the time, but we are feeling the heat […]

Good Earth Plant Company’s Ten Best Plant and Nature Apps

Posted on Jul 31, 2019
Good Earth Plant Company’s Ten Best Plant and Nature Apps

Back when kids like me didn’t have smartphones, we used BOOKS to learn about nature. If you wanted help identifying plants or birds or animals, you used books called “field guides” to take with you to help figure out whether you were looking at a sparrow or a warbler. If you wanted to figure out […]

Get The Picture About Biophilic Design

Posted on Jul 25, 2019
Get The Picture About Biophilic Design

Are you not entertained? We try to use the Good Earth Plant Company blog to provide information and educate people about plants, and do it in an entertaining way. Last week at the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Chapter annual Journalism Awards, the Good Earth Plant Company blog was named the Best Digital Blog […]