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Watering and Soil

What is a Vegepod?

What is a Vegepod?  It’s an award winning, easy to manage, portable contained gardening system.  And that isn’t all!  If this sounds a bit like an infomercial, it kind of is, because this really is an amazing, versatile solution to the reasons people find vegetable gardening difficult.  Keep reading! The design of Vegepods has many… Read more »

Drought Resistant Plants for Arkansas

Drought Resistant Plants Is your landscape prepared for low water situations or drought conditions? Rainfall can be unpredictable in Arkansas, especially in the summer months, but proper water is critical to maintaining a beautiful lawn and landscape. Read on for tips you can take now to prepare your yard for dry weather. Strategies to reduce… Read more »

How to Care for Air Plants

Learn more about air plant care below! At the Good Earth, we love air plants! As the name implies, air plants absorb nutrients and water through specialized scales on their leaves called trichomes. The ability to survive without roots classifies air plants, or Tillandsia, as epiphytes. In nature, air plants can be found across a… Read more »

Azaleas

How to grow Azaleas in Arkansas

Azaleas are one of our most loved southern landscape plants!  When properly planted and cared for, they provide both an excellent evergreen presence and eye-catching blooms.  A quick note; native azaleas are not evergreen but their stunning blooms more than make up for lack of winter leaves! Choosing an azalea  Native and old fashioned azaleas… Read more »

Arkansas Gardening Tips for May!

Don’t forget Mother’s Day! That’s right; Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Whether it’s getting something for the special moms in your life…or making your wish list, we have tons to check out, such as glazed pottery, terrarium and gypsy garden containers, plants and accessories, plus colorful, ready to place mixed containers, gift certificates,… Read more »

Top 10 Must Haves for Gardening Success!

Learn about the top 10 must haves for gardening success! From tools to chemicals, this is what you need to have on hand to achieve a great landscape!

How to Water Smarter!

More water means healthier plants, right?  Um, no.  The relationship between soil and water is even more important than the quantity of water.  The perfect situation for plants is well draining soil and the correct quantity of water…plants grow, roots stay healthy, and all is well.  But as we all know, not all soils in… Read more »