Ten Unusual Indoor Plants for Your Office Desk

Posted on Apr 12, 2018
Ten Unusual Indoor Plants for Your Office Desk

You’ve read here many times about the benefits of having plants in your workplace environment. They absorb impurities and toxins in the air, they help dampen noise down in open floor plans, and they improve your mood, creativity, and productivity. Really, there is no down side other than the occasional watering spill. And that wouldn’t […]

Easter Comes Early for Good Earth Plant Company and Alpha Square

Posted on Mar 31, 2018
Easter Comes Early for Good Earth Plant Company and Alpha Square

Easter came a little earlier than expected for Good Earth Plant Company, and for residents of the Alpha Square Apartment complex. Eco-Warrior Jim Mumford and daughter Allie Mumford delivered orchids and bromeliads to residents to brighten their homes. They were enthusiastically received with many smiles. Good Earth Plant Company also provided orchids to the San […]

Should I Put My Indoor Plants Outside In the Rain?

Posted on Mar 22, 2018
Should I Put My Indoor Plants Outside In the Rain?

  It’s a question we don’t ask very often in San Diego County. But with a nice rainstorm predicted to last throughout the day, it’s an ideal time to explore this question. Why wouldn’t we want to take advantage of the rainfall to save water and give our indoor house plants a healthy drink and […]

11 Deadly Enemies of Your Indoor Plants

Posted on Mar 15, 2018
11 Deadly Enemies of Your Indoor Plants

When chosen wisely and treated well, indoor plants can survive and thrive in nearly any office or home environment. It is well worth the investment of your time and attention to be sure your plants are getting the right care. But whether it’s due to ignorance, neglect, or flat out abuse, indoor plants face many […]

Good Earth Plants Thinks Big: World’s Largest Plants

Posted on Feb 7, 2018
Good Earth Plants Thinks Big: World’s Largest Plants

Regular readers of my blog know how much I love trees. The simple act of planting a tree is one of the most valuable things you can do for the planet. One of my first blog posts ever (in 2013) was about treehouses. In 2015, it upset me to learn Caltrans was cutting down mature […]

Porn Vs. Plants: Guess Which One Is Winning?

Posted on Jan 11, 2018
Porn Vs. Plants: Guess Which One Is Winning?

The beginning of a new year gives everyone a fresh start. Scientific studies show people really do feel extra motivation to set and accomplish goals thanks to the power of believing in the opportunity for a new beginning and another chance to get things right. I get excited at the beginning of the year, because […]

Color Good Earth Plants Happy About the 2018 Color of the Year Choice

Posted on Jan 4, 2018
Color Good Earth Plants Happy About the 2018 Color of the Year Choice

The Pantone Company decided to go big or go home with its 2018 “Color of the Year” choice. It’s now headline news when this American company best known for creating a universal color matching system names one color every December it thinks will be the hottest color trend for the year ahead. Last year’s choice […]

Succulents Give You A Fighting Chance Against Wildfires

Posted on Dec 21, 2017
Succulents Give You A Fighting Chance Against Wildfires

Watching wildfires burn across Southern California including close to home in the Bonsall and Fallbrook areas of San Diego County is sobering, especially for a wildfire survivor like me. Most of you know my own story: my home in the Muth Valley area of Lakeside in San Diego County burned to the ground in the […]

Urban Corps San Diego Participates in Our ‘Plants With Purpose’ Program

Posted on Sep 2, 2017
Urban Corps San Diego Participates in Our ‘Plants With Purpose’ Program

Urban Corps San Diego is the latest participant in Good Earth Plant Company’s “Plants With Purpose” donation program for nonprofit organizations. We are able to donate plants being recycled from our plantscaping clients to nonprofits which can put the power of nature to good use. Brennan Hubbell from Urban Corps Recycling Education and Outreach San […]

Serving Up a Summer Blog Salad

Posted on Jul 20, 2017
Serving Up a Summer Blog Salad

So many plant related news items cross my desk that make me say “huh” or “really?” or “wow.” Or “you’ve got to be (kidding) me!” I had to clean up that sentence using “kidding” for our family-friendly blog but you get the idea. Let me catch you up on a few of them while I’m […]