Not Your Garden Variety Session at San Diego Green Week’s 2019 Conference & Expo

Posted on Oct 10, 2019
Not Your Garden Variety Session at San Diego Green Week’s 2019 Conference & Expo

Good Earth Plant Company’s Jim Mumford featured on panel discussion planting seeds about the benefits of incorporating nature into building projects  SAN DIEGO, Calif. (October 10, 2019) – Dozens of studies demonstrate the benefits of incorporating nature into building design to human health and wellness, but doing so is still often seen as a luxury. […]

Next Generation of Eco-Warriors Leads the Way

Posted on Oct 9, 2019
Next Generation of Eco-Warriors Leads the Way

Recently, a group of fifth grade students from a San Diego area private school visited Good Earth Plant Company as part of their after school program, the extra-curricular “Lego Robotics Club.” Kids in the club were tasked with identifying a local problem in their city, and then exploring possible solutions. The students decided to focus […]

Good Day Sunshine! Jump Start Your Day Naturally

Posted on Oct 2, 2019
Good Day Sunshine! Jump Start Your Day Naturally

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Hit the snooze button? Brush your teeth? Get some coffee? Check social media? Go to the gym? A survey conducted by the consulting firm Deloitte isn’t much of a surprise.  Forty-three percent of people check their phone within five minutes of waking […]

Survey Says: The Younger Generation Digs Gardening

Posted on Sep 25, 2019
Survey Says: The Younger Generation Digs Gardening

When you think about gardening, do you picture your grandmother tending her rose garden? Maybe a retired neighbor mowing his lush lawn? According to the National Gardening Survey, the typical gardener and plant enthusiast is much younger and isn’t living in the suburbs. In the 2019 version of this annual survey presented every year at […]

Best House Plants For Small Spaces

Posted on Sep 4, 2019
Best House Plants For Small Spaces

Have you ever watched the show on HGTV called “Tiny House Hunters?” Episodes follow homebuyers who want to seriously downsize. By definition, a small house is around 500 square feet. A tiny house is from 100 to 400 square feet. It’s hard to get solid numbers, but most groups agree there are about 10,000 of […]

Good Earth Plant Company’s Summer Reading List – Naturally!

Posted on Aug 14, 2019
Good Earth Plant Company’s Summer Reading List – Naturally!

Science shows us getting out and enjoying the benefits of nature will make us healthier. Reading about nature isn’t a bad idea either. How about reading a book about nature at your favorite outdoor spot? Maybe it’s the beach; maybe it’s the park. Maybe it’s a hammock in your backyard. It doesn’t matter. And we […]

Good Earth Plant Company’s Ten Best Plant and Nature Apps

Posted on Jul 31, 2019
Good Earth Plant Company’s Ten Best Plant and Nature Apps

Back when kids like me didn’t have smartphones, we used BOOKS to learn about nature. If you wanted help identifying plants or birds or animals, you used books called “field guides” to take with you to help figure out whether you were looking at a sparrow or a warbler. If you wanted to figure out […]

Get The Picture About Biophilic Design

Posted on Jul 25, 2019
Get The Picture About Biophilic Design

Are you not entertained? We try to use the Good Earth Plant Company blog to provide information and educate people about plants, and do it in an entertaining way. Last week at the Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Chapter annual Journalism Awards, the Good Earth Plant Company blog was named the Best Digital Blog […]

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 […]

The Best Sandwich I Ever Ate

Posted on Jul 11, 2019
The Best Sandwich I Ever Ate

Many people think the start of summer is Memorial Day weekend. The ‘official’ start to summer is the day of the Summer Solstice, June 20. For others, it doesn’t really feel like summer until the Fourth of July weekend. Whatever you think, summer is now in full swing. Summer means getting outdoors. Even though we […]