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All About Butterfly Bush

A Pollinators Dream Plant If you’re looking to attract beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden with a consistent blooming plant then look no further than the butterfly bush! The lovely butterfly bush is a genus of woody flowering perennial that grow appealing fragrant flower spikes that are known to attract pollinators from late spring… Read more »

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Check out these fun Mother’s Day gift ideas from The Good Earth Gift Shop, from gardening tools to fundraising drinkware.

Philodendron Fun

Philodendron fun; learn all about philodendrons and other Arum family plants including Monsteras and Pothos, inlcuding how to care for them.

Fair Trade and Gifts That Give Back

Learn more about the fair trade gifts in The Good Earth Gift Shop, as well as gifts that give back!

Fall Vegetable Gardening

It’s time to plant a fall vegetable garden! Do you know what to plant, where to plant and how to care for a fall vegetable garden? Read this post for tips from Good Earth’s gardening experts.

Locally Harvested Bee Pollen Granules

Excited to now offer local honeybee pollen granules in our gift shop! Learn all of the possible benefits of bee pollen in this post.

Sedum Plum Dazzled

Tough, Sun Loving Sedums

Perennial sedums have so much to offer! Yes, they are tough, sun loving perennials but that isn’t the end of their great garden characteristics. These plants are succulents, which means they have leaves and other plant structures that hold water. The stored water can be utilized when the plants are in need and not receiving… Read more »

Hummingbird Mint; A Perfect Perennial for Pollinators

Yes, another article about perennials because June is Perennial Gardening Month!  As temperatures have warmed, we are seeing more and more pollinators out and about.  Keep reading for details on one of our favorite perennials for pollinators, hummingbird mint. Agastache (Common names include Hummingbird Mint and Hyssop) Ever heard of this perennial?  It’s well loved… Read more »