Show Us The Money: Five Reasons Plants Improve Your Bottom Line

Posted on Feb 20, 2019
Show Us The Money: Five Reasons Plants Improve Your Bottom Line

Plants have never been hotter. The humble indoor plant is suddenly a design trend. We have thousands of people calling themselves “plant parents” who collect and cherish house plants. The trend is creeping its way into more workplaces, too. The benefits of plants in the workplace is something we’re passionate about at Good Earth Plant […]

Our Valentine’s Day Love Letter To Plants

Posted on Feb 14, 2019
Our Valentine’s Day Love Letter To Plants

Happy Valentine’s Day (or as some of you refer to it, Singles Appreciation Day). It’s a day to take time and appreciate the love in your life. Why limit this to people? At Good Earth Plant Company, we’ve had a love affair with plants for more than four decades. This is a relationship built to […]

Do These Six Things to Keep Indoor Plants Healthy During Winter

Posted on Feb 6, 2019
Do These Six Things to Keep Indoor Plants Healthy During Winter

Winter has hit San Diego along with the rest of the U.S. No polar vortex here, thank goodness, but we know it’s winter without needed snow on the ground or freezing daytime temperatures. We feel the change of seasons even if we don’t have to shovel driveways or scrape windshields. Plants feel the change of […]

Ten Freshest Plantscaping Trends for 2019

Posted on Jan 31, 2019
Ten Freshest Plantscaping Trends for 2019

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 […]

Plants With Purpose Thanks UCSD Hearts & Hands Volunteer Doula Program

Posted on Jan 22, 2019
Plants With Purpose Thanks UCSD Hearts & Hands Volunteer Doula Program

The UCSD Hearts & Hands Volunteer Doula Program is the latest recipient of the Good Earth Plant Company “Plants with Purpose” nonprofit donation program. Good Earth provided orchids for the program’s annual “Comfort & Joy Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Party. The program’s mission is “to work within the UCSD Medical Center’s patient care team as volunteer […]

Rain or Shine, Do Your Part to Protect Our Oceans from Stormwater Pollution

Posted on Jan 9, 2019
Rain or Shine, Do Your Part to Protect Our Oceans from Stormwater Pollution

In winter 2018, the last thing we needed to worry about was stormwater pollution. We only got 3.77 inches of rain in the official 2017-2018 water year in San Diego. Now here we are in 2019, and our first blog post of the year is about the pollution effects of all the rain we’ve been […]

The Blog Posts You Read Most in 2018

Posted on Jan 2, 2019

We enjoy putting time and thought into our weekly blog posts all year. We’re always curious what blog posts were most popular, so we can deliver more of whatever you enjoy reading most. Sometimes, you like practical advice. Other times, you want a little bit of fun.  We won’t comment on the reason why “World […]

Nature Book Gift Recommendations to Inspire You

Posted on Dec 19, 2018

Still working on your gift list this year? You are far from alone. The National Retail Federation says 53 percent of all Americans say they’ll be shopping for Christmas gifts the Saturday before Christmas. And Procrastination Nation seems to get bigger every year thanks to crazy fast shipping deadlines. If you’re still looking for a […]

Pantone 2019 Color of the Year Sees the Light

Posted on Dec 12, 2018
Pantone 2019 Color of the Year Sees the Light

It’s now headline news when the Pantone Company announces its annual choice for “Color of the Year” in early December. Good Earth Plant Company works with color so much, the choice gets our attention, especially the reasoning and psychology behind it. This year’s choice for 2019 is an eye-popping pink-toned orange called “Living Coral.” It’s […]

Naughty or Nice: The Great Christmas Tree Debate Rages On

Posted on Nov 28, 2018
Naughty or Nice: The Great Christmas Tree Debate Rages On

It’s that time of year. Time to decide whether you want a real Christmas tree, or an artificial Christmas tree. Likes and dislikes aside, to me the more important debate is figuring out which one is better for the environment in the long run. Like a lot of decisions in life, it’s complicated. I recently […]