Plants are Funny Too, But Their Benefits Are No Joke

Posted on Oct 17, 2018
Plants are Funny Too, But Their Benefits Are No Joke

I never get tired of talking to people about the many benefits of plants and nature in the places we live, work, and play. But I admit it’s sometimes a challenge to figure out new ways to help people get the message! The nonprofit organization Green Plants for Green Buildings has been thinking about this, […]

How Long Do Plants Live?

Posted on Oct 10, 2018
How Long Do Plants Live?

I’ve read several times recently that Millennials are filling up their lives with plants as substitutes for traditional pets like dogs and cats, and even kids! It’s true that plant sales have increased since 2016. This caused me to think about house plants as pets. We love our dogs, our cats, our birds, and other […]

Six Ways to Revive A Dying House Plant Before It’s Too Late

Posted on Oct 4, 2018
Six Ways to Revive A Dying House Plant Before It’s Too Late

House plants are enjoying a new surge in popularity. We could not be happier about this at Good Earth Plant Company. It’s been our mission for more than 40 years to encourage people to incorporate nature into the places they work, live, and play through the addition of plants due to their many benefits to […]

Replica Plants Are Plantscaping Rock Stars

Posted on Sep 26, 2018

Being in business for 40-plus years means a lot of changes, nearly always for the better. Looking back on some of our projects is a little like looking back through photos of yourself and cringing at some of the clothes you were wearing. They seemed SO cool at the time. Although my famous mullet haircut […]

Trees Are Nature’s Super Heroes

Posted on Sep 12, 2018
Trees Are Nature’s Super Heroes

In a previous life, I must have been some kind of animal that lives in a tree. I love all things trees. I always have. One of the very first blog posts I ever wrote was about the magic of tree houses in September 2013. Trees are at the top of my consciousness right now […]

Making The Home Office Productive and Healthier

Posted on Sep 6, 2018
Making The Home Office Productive and Healthier

Our horticulture technicians at Good Earth Plant Company visit some of San Diego’s largest and most visible employers every day. We love creating healthier and more productive workspaces by introducing nature and natural elements through interior Plantscaping. Sometimes it’s living plants, and sometimes it’s through built-in structures like living walls and moss walls. Employees tell […]

How Bad Are Open Office Plans? Really Bad. Here’s How to Fix Them

Posted on Jul 19, 2018

We can thank the Sixties for a lot of things: some of the world’s best music, the American space program, and the rise of political activism. But we also have to hold the 1960s responsible for the open office floor plan the majority of working Americans are subjected to in 2018. Like a lot of […]

Beat The Heat: Summer Indoor Plant Care Tips

Posted on Jun 27, 2018
Beat The Heat: Summer Indoor Plant Care Tips

We love summer, but sometimes the summer heat can be a little overwhelming. It’s the same for your indoor plants. Even when they are in an air-conditioned office, your indoor plants can suffer from the negative effects of summer heat and humidity. Don’t let your plants sweat it out this summer. Check out our summer […]

Go Marimo For An Unusual indoor Plant

Posted on Jun 6, 2018

We sing the praises of indoor plants on a regular basis, because there’s so much to love and so many benefits. But it’s true not all indoor plants are suitable for every environment. You may have an especially challenging environment with low light, variations in temperature, even limits to where you can put them. Or […]

Do Plants Have Feelings?

Posted on May 16, 2018
Do Plants Have Feelings?

The Swedish furniture company IKEA decided to perform an experiment designed to raise awareness among students about bullying. Two identical potted plants were placed in a school. Both received the same light, water, and fertilizer for 30 days. The only difference: students were instructed to verbally compliment one plant, and bully and insult the other […]