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 […]

Good Earth Plants’ Top Ten Indoor Plants Safe for Your Pets

Posted on Jul 13, 2017
Good Earth Plants’ Top Ten Indoor Plants Safe for Your Pets

Americans love their pets. They’re family to many of us. It’s estimated that 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats are owned in the United States. Approximately 44% of all households in the U.S. have a dog, and 35% have a cat. When your animals are your family, keeping them safe becomes a top priority. […]

Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue: Patriotic Plants for the Fourth of July

Posted on Jun 29, 2017
Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue: Patriotic Plants for the Fourth of July

With the Independence Day holiday immediately ahead of us, I see people showing their patriotism with a lot of red, white and blue. American flags are flying. People are wearing their stars and stripes. They are even decorating their homes with red, white and blue plants and floral displays. Back when I was still selling […]

Tips To Enjoy Summer Naturally

Posted on Jun 14, 2017
Tips To Enjoy Summer Naturally

You know the years are passing when the months seem to be racing by. It feels like I just put the Christmas decorations away, but in just a few days summer will officially begin on Tuesday, June 20, at 9:24 pm Pacific Time. This is the summer solstice, the day with the most hours of […]

Remember This One Good Thing About Office Plants

Posted on Jun 8, 2017
Remember This One Good Thing About Office Plants

When exactly did “multitasking” become a thing? It might have been when we all first got computers on our desks. It happened for sure when we all started having those little computers called smartphones in our hands all the time. The word actually existed in the 1960s as an engineering term, but computer processing made […]

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 […]