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Author: Jennifer Gibson

Arkansas Gardening Tips for February!

Oh, the excitement of Spring!  The easy part is getting out the door into the landscape…but what do you do when you get there?  Here are some timely tips for what to do now that will make a big difference all year long! PRUNE •    Prune ornamental grasses, summer blooming spiraeas, and crape myrtles mid-February. … Read more »

Create Your Own Wildlife Tree!

  Creating your own wildlife tree with these fun and easy to make ornaments is a great way to spend time with the children in your family and teach them a little something at the same time!  Once hung, these ornaments will bring the birds right into your backyard, giving you even more teaching moments!… Read more »

Unique Gifts That Everyone Will Love!

List of unique gift ideas; there is something for everyone to love here at The Good Earth, whether they garden or not!

Cultivate Knowledge

Summer Landscape Tips!

Sometimes people are lucky with plants…but most of the time, it’s know when to do what!  Here are some helpful tips that turn any thumb green! Spring seasonal color CAN look amazing right up until the fall!  For better success, trim annuals throughout the season.  Everything from petunias to impatiens can get leggy and a… Read more »

Water & Your Lawn!

Recently, InArkansas.com asked our owner, Gregg Curtis, to provide advice on Summer watering of lawns.  We thought all of our blog readers could benefit from this information too…so here you go! During drought conditions, how should you go about using fertilizer? Your turf and landscape plants are still going to need food even if it’s… Read more »

Split Holly ice storm damage

How to Clean Up Your Landscape After a Winter Storm…

Quick Note: This was posted after that rough winter storm in 2012 but these questions and concerns come up after every damaging winter storm.  Hopefully, we don’t have this kind of storm damage this winter! During the holiday season of 2012, we had bad winter storm that wreaked havoc on Central Arkansas landscapes!  Small trees… Read more »