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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 »

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 »

Herb Containers Gardening

Herb Container Gardening

In this segment, Jeff and Gregg are discussing herbs, including the details about starting your own small herb garden and how to keep it healthy. Get Started with Herb Gardening Have you ever run to the store only to find the herbs you need are out of stock? We’ve got a way to combat that… Read more »

Antique container potting

Antique Container Potting

Listen in while Jeff catches up with Gregg about the do’s and don’ts of repurposing unique containers to pot your plants. What can you use as a container? We talk about containers quite a bit, because they’re an important element in the health of all potted plants! This week, we’re focusing on sprucing up your… 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 »

Planting Simple Veggies

Planting Simple Veggies In this video, Gregg and Jeff are exploring the ins and outs of planting simple veggies. What crops are in season? Early spring crops like broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, lettuce and even mint are ready to be planted. These plants are sturdy enough that they could withstand a cold snap, if one… 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 »

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Winter Pruning

In this video, Gregg and Jeff are revisiting the hazards of crapemyrtle bark scale and dive into winter pruning. Crapemyrtle Bark Scale This week we’re revisiting the issue of crapemyrtle bark scale. Unfortunately, this year crapemyrtle bark scale has the potential to be very prevalent in Arkansas. Due to inconsistent weather patterns in the fall… Read more »