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Author: Jennifer Gibson

Jump Start Your Next Planting!

What is Jump Start? Jump Start is a nutrient rich, super plant food, in granular form, that we recommend to every customer for almost every plant! If you’ve shopped with us over the past few years, you’ve likely seen this item close to the register or heard us mention it in videos and other blog… Read more »

Pests on Cool Season Veggies

While our temperate climate here in Arkansas makes for optimum growing of many cool season veggies, we still can have insect and disease issues. And it’s important to know what to look for and how to treat these pests on cool season veggies. Cabbage Loopers and Worms The single biggest problem is going to be… Read more »

Cool Season Veggies

As you might guess, we have a lot of gardeners on our Good Earth team!  Some have learned by formal education and some by experience; and most by a combination of both.  This cool season vegetable blog post was written by Trey, who as you can see, grows an outstanding garden. Before we get to… Read more »

Good Earth Soil Test Kits

Healthy plants, properly planted in the right place (sun requirements), and appropriately watered will always grow well… right? Not necessarily!  Soil health and composition are key to long term plant success.  How do you know how ‘good’ your soil is?  A soil test is the best way to find out, and we are very excited… Read more »

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When and What to Prune

If you haven’t read our last blog post, the aptly named Reasons to Prune , we suggest doing so before reading this one. A large part of good pruning includes understanding the reason you are pruning. Coming back to the reason throughout the pruning process will help you keep on track.  When you lose sight… Read more »

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Treating with Preemerge

Learn how and when to treat lawn areas and landscape beds with pre emerge. Pre emerge prevents weed seeds from germinating.

Reasons to Prune

Why do we prune? What is pruning? What are the types of pruning? Some plants need to be pruned, thinned or trimmed back while others do just fine with no shaping, and can even look worse after pruning efforts.  In this post, we want to share more about the reasons to prune and in our… Read more »