Beat The Heat: Summer Indoor Plant Care Tips

Posted on Jun 27, 2018
Beat The Heat: Summer Indoor Plant Care Tips

We love summer, but sometimes the summer heat can be a little overwhelming. It’s the same for your indoor plants. Even when they are in an air-conditioned office, your indoor plants can suffer from the negative effects of summer heat and humidity. Don’t let your plants sweat it out this summer. Check out our summer […]

Six Natural Reasons Good Earth Plant Company Loves Summer

Posted on Jun 20, 2018
Six Natural Reasons Good Earth Plant Company Loves Summer

By the time you read this blog post, it will officially be Summer 2018. The 2018 Summer Solstice officially took place at 3:07 a.m. today – Thursday, June 21. Did you catch yourself smiling or feeling happy about the arrival of summer? In a warm and sunny place year-round like San Diego, you wouldn’t think […]

First Came Hygge – Now The Latest Scandinavian Lifestyle Trends

Posted on Jun 13, 2018
First Came Hygge – Now The Latest Scandinavian Lifestyle Trends

Like a lot of Americans, the Danish approach to life called “hygge” got our attention. The word itself made the Oxford Dictionary’s list of most influential words of 2016, that’s how popular it was. Suddenly it seemed like everyone was interested in lighting candles and gathering around a cozy fire. Hygge is as central to […]

Go Marimo For An Unusual indoor Plant

Posted on Jun 6, 2018

We sing the praises of indoor plants on a regular basis, because there’s so much to love and so many benefits. But it’s true not all indoor plants are suitable for every environment. You may have an especially challenging environment with low light, variations in temperature, even limits to where you can put them. Or […]

Make Plants Your Personal Trainer on National Gardening Exercise Day June 6

Posted on May 30, 2018
Make Plants Your Personal Trainer on National Gardening Exercise Day June 6

By now everyone knows we should be more active on a daily basis. We know sitting all day at a desk does as much damage to our health as smoking cigarettes. We know our goal should be walking 10,000 steps in a day. Sure, it sounds easy but it means you need to get in […]

Our Solution for the Indoor Generation

Posted on May 23, 2018
Our Solution for the Indoor Generation

When a video or article catches my attention, I like to share it with followers on our Good Earth Plant Company social media pages. When it catches YOUR attention, then I know the message has meaning and impact beyond my little universe. A video I posted earlier this week got more attention than anything we’ve […]

Do Plants Have Feelings?

Posted on May 16, 2018
Do Plants Have Feelings?

The Swedish furniture company IKEA decided to perform an experiment designed to raise awareness among students about bullying. Two identical potted plants were placed in a school. Both received the same light, water, and fertilizer for 30 days. The only difference: students were instructed to verbally compliment one plant, and bully and insult the other […]

Save San Diego’s Trees and Save Our Future

Posted on May 10, 2018
Save San Diego’s Trees and Save Our Future

If you know anything about me, you know I believe in the power of trees. One of the most powerful things you can do for the wellbeing of our planet is to plant a tree. Trees are nature’s conservation heroes. Studies show that trees clean the air by filtering pollutants and producing oxygen. Trees reduce […]

Art Becomes a Living Thing at San Diego Art Alive

Posted on Apr 26, 2018
Art Becomes a Living Thing at San Diego Art Alive

 “Art Alive” has been part of my life and my family’s life for several decades. I first got involved way back when I was still a florist. No matter how busy I got, this is one community project I’ve always enjoyed and will always make time for it. “Art Alive” is now in its 37th […]

18 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2018 – Sunday and All Year Long

Posted on Apr 19, 2018
18 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2018 – Sunday and All Year Long

Forty-eight years ago today, the first Earth Day took place in 1970. It is now an annual event celebrated on April 22, coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. It reaches more than 192 countries each year including hundreds of communities in the United States. Not to brag, but we celebrate Earth Day every single […]