Media Coverage

Living Walls: How to Design, Plant, and Price Them – SFGate.com, May 4, 2013

A living wall makes a beautiful and dramatic focal point that pleases clients… highlights the abilities and professionalism of your company. Learn what you need to know about adding these popular interiorscape features to your company’s list of accomplishments. Featuring Jim Mumford, GreenScaped Buildings, San Diego CA Read more: http://events.sfgate.com/san_francisco_ca/events/show/314681063-living-walls-how-to-design-plant-price-them

Want A Garden On Your Wall? U-T San Diego, March 10, 2013

If you’re over the potted-plant look and have some tax money to spend on your home or business, one thing to consider is a wall garden or green roof. This special niche in the landscaping world remains relatively unknown but has in recent years attracted big-time clients like celeb chef Mario Batali, SDG&E and Fashion Valley Mall in Mission Valley, a major regional mall in Southern California. The firm that served those clients and many more is Good Earth Plants, which evolved from a downtown San Diego plant kiosk to a warehouse space in Kearny Mesa. It also birthed sister company Greenscaped Buildings.… Read More

TEDx Youth Talk by Jim Mumford: Living architecture

Sharing beautiful images and a compelling story about how his successful plantscaping business bloomed into a pioneering player in the burgeoning field of living architecture, Jim Mumford shows how uber-sleek depictions of futuristic cities are way off the mark. His talk to San Diego high school students on the theme of “Architects of the Future,” demonstrates how plants and metropolitan habitats on walls, roofs, patios at work and at home will bring nature into our lives even more in the future, not less. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.… Read More

Seasons 52 Edible Wall – KABC Los Angeles, January 28, 2013

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — You don’t need a lot of room to have your own outdoor herb garden. Think edible wall. It doesn’t just taste good, it also looks great. Clifford Pleau is the executive chef for Seasons 52 restaurants. The chain’s theme is based on the weekly changing of seasons in regards to produce. With everything on the menu under 475 calories, there are lots of fruit and vegetable variety. See the complete story here:

Foodies Alert: Seasons 52 to Open in Westfield Century City, Examiner.com

Attention foodies, Seasons 52 is opening its second SoCal fresh grill and wine bar on November 12, 2012, at Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard at the entrance of Westfield Century City just minutes from Beverly Hills, FOX Studios and Hollywood’s top talent agencies. The patio’s green, sustainable elements include three separate installations created by San Diego-based Jim Mumford and his team of “eco warriors” from GreenScaped Buildings. The Living Wall, which can be seen from Santa Monica Boulevard, is 112 feet of aesthetically pleasing biodiversity composed of 36 wall modules of dense, shade tolerant plants, ground covers, aromatic herbs, ferns and grasses.… Read More

GreenScaped Buildings Installs Living Wall at Fashion Valley – Mission Times Courier

Shoppers enjoying their next trip to the popular Fashion Valley in San Diego will be greeted by a beautiful and unexpected sight, thanks to the installation of a cutting-edge “living wall” at the property this week. The first of its kind at a San Diego County retail property, living walls or green walls are structures that allow plant materials to grow on a building, but have the added benefit of allowing them to grow on vertical spaces indoors or outdoors. Both types of walls grow in “found space,” using far less space than typical gardens. Living walls can be planted with a wide variety of plants.… Read More

Fashion Valley’s Living Wall – Ranch and Coast Magazine

Shoppers enjoying their next trip to the popular Fashion Valley will be greeted by a beautiful and unexpected sight, thanks to the installation of a cutting-edge “living wall” at the property. Living walls or green walls are structures that allow plant materials to grow on a building, but have the added benefit of allowing them to grow on vertical spaces indoors or outdoors. Both types of walls grow in “found space,” using far less space than typical gardens. Living walls can be planted with a wide variety of plants. The Fashion Valley wall was installed by Jim Mumford, GRP, CLP of GreenScaped Buildings of San Diego.… Read More

Good Earth Plants and Greenscaped Buildings Fashion Valley Mall Project Gets Noticed

We’re in the News! San Diego Business Journal details the project as part of the shopping center’s remodeling efforts Feel free to read the post here: ‘Living Wall’ Is Part of Fashion Valley Makeover Plans Or for your reading convenience; here is the full post featured on the San Diego Business Journal’s Website: ‘Living Wall’ Is Part of Fashion Valley Makeover Plans By LOU HIRSH Wednesday, June 20, 2012 Simon Property Group Inc. is installing a 46-foot-long, 16-foot-tall “living wall” feature at its Fashion Valley mall, to be covered with 4,000 ornamental plants, ferns, grasses and eight different types of ground coverings.… Read More

Innovator seeks to educate about green roof movement – San Diego Daily Transcript

If you visit Good Earth Plant Company Inc. and GreenScaped Buildings president and owner Jim Mumford’s office, you will notice two things: plants hanging from and growing on walls, and plants growing from the roof. Mumford has built a reputation for renting, installing and maintaining of plants, green roofs and green walls and has been doing so in San Diego and across Southern California for more than 20 years. Chances are you have seen or heard about his work, as he is one of the few who does these types of installations in the county. Mumford’s work has been published and broadcast in several newspapers and television stations over the years, and his companies have completed more than 16 green roof projects and numerous green walls and plant fixtures for corporate clients and private residents.… Read More