Grow or Die

Posted on Jul 18, 2019
Grow or Die

When you’ve been in business doing something for more than four decades, you probably think you’re pretty good at it. The mere act of surviving all the challenges running a business throws at you says it all. Plenty of people take their expertise for granted, though. That’s the kiss of death. The minute you think […]

Noise Pollution Is The New Smoking

Posted on Jun 27, 2019
Noise Pollution Is The New Smoking

Do you know what a decibel is? You probably have a general idea it measures sound. A decibel measures the intensity of sound. It is similar to measurements we use for earthquakes – each decibel multiplies the last one. This is because the human ear can pick up an amazing range of sound. Start with […]

Plants Should Be Tax Deductible

Posted on Apr 10, 2019
Plants Should Be Tax Deductible

April 15 is right around the corner. Have you finished filing your tax returns? When you are a business owner like I am, you have to think about tax issues constantly. Sometimes it feels like we are all employees of the IRS when you think about it. When you think about taxes, you put a […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Living Moss Walls Change the Living Wall Landscape

Posted on Oct 24, 2018
New Living Moss Walls Change the Living Wall Landscape

During my 40 plus years bringing nature into workplaces, homes, and many other places, there have only been a handful of game changer type products or concepts. Even though I came around more recently to building green roofs (2007) and living walls, (2009), their origins go back thousands of years. The modern versions of  green […]

Living Walls and Fences Are A Natural Choice

Posted on Sep 14, 2017
Living Walls and Fences Are A Natural Choice

  People and civilizations have put up walls throughout human history. Some of the world’s greatest structures are walls: the Northern Wall built by the Romans to hold back the Barbarians; the Great Wall of China, and even the Berlin Wall. It is amazing how these walls were constructed without having any of the engineering […]

Your Questions About Moss Walls Answered

Posted on Aug 10, 2017
Your Questions About Moss Walls Answered

Moss walls can fit in any space under conditions where a living wall isn’t feasible. Contact Good Earth Plants if we can add one to your office OR your home!We predicted two years ago in this blog moss walls would become the hottest trend in interior Plantscaping. Here’s the original post just to prove it. […]

Words from Our Favorite Eco-Warrior: The Dalai Lama

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
Words from Our Favorite Eco-Warrior: The Dalai Lama

Most people know Good Earth Plant Company for our living walls, green roofs, and other major projects. But we got our start 40 years ago on a much smaller scale. Our core business for many years is providing Interior Plantscaping services to offices, homes and other buildings, bringing nature indoors for people to enjoy. Early […]

Bridge To The Future of Living Walls in Los Angeles

Posted on Jun 1, 2017
Bridge To The Future of Living Walls in Los Angeles

One of the things we love about working with living walls is finding something new to incorporate into our client projects. We’ve been big fans of preserved moss walls, and found a way to combine it with traditional living walls for the architecture firm Gensler’s Los Angeles location. Gensler’s Los Angeles office is the first […]