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Seasonal Tips

Fall Combination Planters

Learn how to get color all season long with these fall combo pot tips

Fall Favorites from The Good Earth Team

  We were excited to see what Steve’s favorite was this fall, and were even more excited that he picked the new Nature series pansies!  These pansies are actually a hybrid between a pansy and viola, and have the best characteristics from both.  The rich color is what first attracts you, then when you learn… Read more »

Pansy Palooza! Pansy Recipes from The Good Earth Team!

Much like the pumpkins recipes, this is a collection of fun recipes utilizing our favorite fall/ winter annuals, the pansy.  Pansy and viola flowers are edible, both the sepals and the flower petals as well as the pistils and stamens, unlike many edible flowers, in which only the flower petals themselves are edible.  A quick… Read more »

Summer Landscape Pests

We have been seeing a little bit of everything this summer.  One thing is for sure, due to our warm, damp spring, and fairly mild summer, plant diseases and detrimental insect populations have flourished throughout landscapes in central Arkansas.  It’s time to walk through your landscape and address issues before the heat sets in and… Read more »

Flower Power: How to Keep Annuals Blooming All Season Long!

  Does fertilizer matter?  Take a look at the image above; one was fertilized regularly with the appropriate fertilizer where as the other received no fertilizer at all.  Guess which is which.  And no, that isn’t a new chartreuse leaf vinca featuring smaller blooms… that plant is just starving for nutrients. The natural next question… Read more »

How to Control Lawn Weeds

Tired of fighting weeds in your Zoysia or Bermuda grass lawn?  Follow these tips to wipe out weeds!   Prevent weeds: First of all, it’s NEVER too late and NEVER to early to prevent weeds!  Pre-emerge products are formulated to prevent weed seeds from germinating or sprout; and since weeds germinate at all different soil… Read more »

Japanese Beetle Control

Learn tips on Japanese beetle control from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.