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Bringing Your Houseplants Indoors

Cooler weather, or more specifically weather below 50 Fahrenheit, begins the cycle of bringing your houseplants indoors that have been outside for most of the Summer/Spring. All houseplants will most likely suffer damage below 40 F. Here are some steps to take when bringing your houseplants indoors: Spray your plant with Bonide Neem Oil or Insecticidal […]

Camellia Plant

Camellia japonica, commonly known as the Camellia Plant, is perfect for cold climates. It is a Fall and Winter blooming shrub, as well as a plant that provides some color for you during early Spring when you are getting your planting on! We have different varieties here at Good Earth: Northern Exposure Camellia Delicate single white […]

All About Bulbs

Bulbs! Bulbs! Bulbs! They are very easy to plant and provide the most beautiful blooms once they grow. Here, we will be featuring a few different kinds that might meet your needs. Amaryllis Indoor Bulb Start these bad boys NOW! They will take 8-10 weeks to bloom. Loves a warm, sunny location indoors. If you […]

Sansevieria: The Easy-Going Snake Plant

Sansevieria, known commonly as the Snake Plant, and is a houseplant growing in popularity for all homes due to its easy-care nature. This plant will thrive in an office environment, a school, your bathroom, or a place that might not get a lot of light (it still needs some!). Forgot to water it? The Snake […]

Spring Workshops 2020

Good Earth’s Spring Workshops 2020 Please be sure to call 301-765-0224 ext. 2 to sign up for your desired workshop. Limited spacing is available. Orchid Workshop Saturday, February 15th at 2PM, repotting to follow. The Best Valentine’s Day gift for your Valentine… An orchid container made by you! Join us and our special guest, Sherri […]

Fall & Winter Workshops 2019

Good Earth Fall and Winter Workshops 2019 Forcing Bulbs Workshop Saturday, November 16 at 1PM Want to have something blooming when the dreary winter days are here? It’s not too soon to think about forcing bulbs for a burst of spring during the darkest days ahead. If you want an amaryllis blooming for the holidays, […]

Spring & Summer Workshops 2019

Workshops Spring/Summer 2019 *POTOMAC LOCATION Butterfly Container Garden Saturday, June 15, at 2PM We’ll help you create a haven of beauty that will provide food and shelter for the butterflies, and a stunning planter for you.  We’ll focus on how to plant and care for annuals and perennials that will attract butterflies. The whole family […]

October Glory Maple

  These guys are showcased on our property, lining our parking lot with its splendid deep red-orange leaves. What a perfect Fall color! This is their glory time to strut their stuff in color and style. Here are some key traits to this tree: A fantastic tree for shade. They love full sun, but, will tolerate […]

Taking Care of Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are a fantastic addition to any yard. They take up a good amount room, all the while brightening up any space. So you have a hydrangea or you just bought a hydrangea? Every pretty plant comes with a list of needs, and Hydrangeas are no exception. There are many different varieties that require some specific […]

Choosing Lavender

Lavender is a classic must-have in the garden.  It’s fragrant, attractive, long blooming, deer and rabbit resistant, drought tolerant, and butterfly attracting!  What more can you ask for in a plant?  Lavender performs beautifully as a potted container plant, as a small hedge or in your perennial border. The question is which variety is best […]