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Disease Control

Prevent & Control Fungus in Landscapes

Learn how to prevent and control fungus in landscape and lawn areas from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.

Identifying Diseases and Insect Damage

If you notice something off about a plant in your yard, don’t wait to address the issue. Let us help you identify the problem, treat it, and prevent it in the future. Gregg walks us through three common issues we see popping up in local yards. A customer brought in a clipping from their cherry… Read more »

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What is Spreader Sticker?

Learn how to get rid of hard to kill weeds such as wild onion, and why using Spreader Sticker is so important.

Crape Myrtle Treatments

Crapemyrtle Treatments

Learn about treatments that control a serious pest, crape myrtle bark scale. This insect won’t go away on its own and correct treatment is key.

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How to Use a Broadcast Spreader

In order for lawn chemicals to work properly, you have to apply them properly!  Start by figuring out how many square feet your lawn by multiplying length times width.  Read the chemical bag to find out how much to apply per square foot.  If your spreader type is listed on the bag then it’s simple! … Read more »

How to Use a Sprayer

Sprayers are used to apply fertilizers and pesticides on lawns, flowers and shrubs.  Knowing how to use these will make you much more successful, so here goes!   There are three basic kinds of sprayers… we will start with hose end sprayers, which simply attach to the end of a water hose.  These have a… Read more »

Taking care of your beloved plants!

During the summer, plant health issues are more prevalent than any other time of year..  Extreme heat and drought expose problems that might have been brewing since last season or even last year.  And as with all kinds of health issues, awareness and prevention are the keys! Damaging insects can cause a destructive domino effect.  For… Read more »