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Butterfly Annuals

Butterfly Annuals A lot of people want to attract butterflies to their garden, and understandably so! We have some tips to help draw these beautiful insects towards your yard. Plan Your Flowers While it’s true that butterflies are drawn to brightly colored blooms, a big bright flower is not a surefire way to attract butterflies.… Read more »

June is Perennial Gardening Month

  June is Perennial Gardening Month The Good Earth began as primarily a nursery and growing facility over 45 years ago.  Throughout the past four decades, we have become a full service garden center but that doesn’t mean we have forgotten our roots! We still grow most of the perennials we sell; just look for… Read more »

Varieties of Vines

Varieties of Vines Read more to learn about the different types of vines, how they weather the winter, and how to give your vines the care they need. Evergreen Clematis Evergreen clematis, sometimes called Old Man’s Beard, does well in the Arkansas climate. It’s one of the earlier bloomers, and due to the especially mild… Read more »

Pansy Spring Care

Pansy Spring Care This week, Gregg and Jeff talk through the proper way to care for your pansies this spring. Winter Experiment The Good Earth team ran a little experiment over the winter. In the fall we planted panolas, pansies and violas in the same area. Now, after receiving equal amounts of water and light… Read more »

Spring Mulch

The Details and Benefits of Spring Mulch

Gregg and Jeff are catching up on not only the aesthetic benefits of mulch, but the practical reasons you want it in your landscaping. Is Mulch Just For Looks? Adding mulch to your landscaping is a great way to beautify the area. It completes the look and (quite literally) tops things off. The benefits stretch… Read more »

Landscape Lighting Tips

  Keep reading for landscape lighting tips, including how it can increase your home value, add safety and more. First of all, what is quality landscape lighting and how does it differ from the lights at box stores? Professionally installed, high quality, low-voltage outdoor lighting is more efficient than ever before by utilizing energy efficient… Read more »