We have been impatiently waiting and…here it is! The perfect time to plant fall/ winter seasonal color such as pansies, violas, panolas, mustard, cabbage and kale has arrived. Planting now while the soil temperatures are still warm is ideal (this is true for trees and shrubs too) because the warm soil will encourage better root… Read more »
Step 1 Put a small amount of drainage rock in the bottom of the planter, and fill the planter most of the way up with good potting mix. Then mix in the appropriate amount of Good Earth brand Jump Start. Step 2 Choose a plant that has height to add vertical drama. This is… Read more »
What is a Vegepod? It’s an award winning, easy to manage, portable contained gardening system. And that isn’t all! If this sounds a bit like an infomercial, it kind of is, because this really is an amazing, versatile solution to the reasons people find vegetable gardening difficult. Keep reading! The design of Vegepods has many… Read more »
Every year our perennial grower makes our plant selections based on field trials, landscaper suggestions and from trade nursery information. This is her second year at the Good Earth Garden Center and boy, did she LISTEN TO YOU! Throughout the year she took notes as to what you wanted, what we did not have and… Read more »
How to Create a Gorgeous Fall Combo Pot from choosing the container to plant selection, find out how to create the most gorgeous fall combo pot!
Imagine this…resting in a garden chair, sipping on something cold, in your retreat in the shade. What could possibly be missing? Lovely shade perennials to admire, of course! There are many choices to enhance your ice tea, cold beer, or nice chilled white wine experience. The two most important aspects are: 1. naturally, a bench… Read more »
Creating a great combination planter seems simple; pick a bunch of plants that you like and put them together, right? Yes…and no. Here are some tips on creating some great mixed planters, including some very winning combinations! If you already have a container to plant in, measure it before you go shopping. If you don’t… Read more »