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Seasonal Tips

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 »

Japanese Beetle Control

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

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.

5 Ways to Add Some Spring to Your Step

1    Time to get the pots and beds all ready for spring color! Pansies, violas and ornamental greens had a hard winter. The warm winter transitioned fast into a brutally cold one, without providing cool season annuals a chance to acclimate, resulting in some rough looking pansies around town!  If your pansies aren’t giving off… Read more »

Potting Up Houseplants

Learn all about potting up houseplants in this post; from when to repot, why to repot, how to pot up a houseplant and different container options.

Create the perfect combination planter using the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ technique!

Use the ‘Thriller, Filler, Spiller’ planting concept from Proven Winner plants for upscale combination planters! Thriller Thrillers are taller plants that add vertical drama to a container planting.  They can be flowering plants, foliage plants or even ornamental grasses.  For containers that will be viewed from all angles, place the thriller in the middle.  For… Read more »