Trees Are Nature’s Super Heroes

Posted on Sep 12, 2018
Trees Are Nature’s Super Heroes

In a previous life, I must have been some kind of animal that lives in a tree. I love all things trees. I always have. One of the very first blog posts I ever wrote was about the magic of tree houses in September 2013. Trees are at the top of my consciousness right now […]

Making The Home Office Productive and Healthier

Posted on Sep 6, 2018
Making The Home Office Productive and Healthier

Our horticulture technicians at Good Earth Plant Company visit some of San Diego’s largest and most visible employers every day. We love creating healthier and more productive workspaces by introducing nature and natural elements through interior Plantscaping. Sometimes it’s living plants, and sometimes it’s through built-in structures like living walls and moss walls. Employees tell […]

The 10 Best Movies About Nature

Posted on Aug 30, 2018
The 10 Best Movies About Nature

The dog days of summer are nearly over. But we won’t be clear of warm temperatures for a while, especially in San Diego. One of the best ways to beat the heat but still enjoy the outdoors is to watch a nature movie. Because of the work we do bringing nature into the places we […]

Shhhh – Enjoy the Silence

Posted on Aug 15, 2018
Shhhh – Enjoy the Silence

For the first half of August, my son Ted and I have been exploring the Pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetlands located in western Brazil. It is home to hundreds of species of birds, exotic animals including jaguars, capybaras, and caimans. My father Bob Mumford was supposed to accompany us, but he injured himself on […]

You Would Be Less Stressed Out If You Were Out There

Posted on Aug 2, 2018
You Would Be Less Stressed Out If You Were Out There

Feeling a little stressed out? Who isn’t! How stressed out are we? The American Psychological Association (APA) has been measuring American stress levels for ten years now. Surprise, surprise: According to a 2017 study by the APA, more Americans report stress affecting them. But most also admit they are not taking enough active measures to […]

Is Nature In Your DNA?

Posted on Jul 26, 2018
Is Nature In Your DNA?

My Aunt Nancy recently let family and friends know about an honor my cousin Kathy Mulvey received. (Thanks for ratting her out, Nancy!) Phillips Academy Andover, one of the oldest and most prestigious independent secondary schools in the U.S. based in Andover, Massachusetts, named Kathy one of its “20 Alumni Who Are Saving the Planet.” Kathy […]

How Bad Are Open Office Plans? Really Bad. Here’s How to Fix Them

Posted on Jul 19, 2018

We can thank the Sixties for a lot of things: some of the world’s best music, the American space program, and the rise of political activism. But we also have to hold the 1960s responsible for the open office floor plan the majority of working Americans are subjected to in 2018. Like a lot of […]

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 […]