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All About Anthurium

The Anthurium Houseplant Anthuriums are one of the few consistently blooming houseplants that add color to your home. Coming in many shades of pink, red, and white,these are exotic-looking flowering tropicals with big, glossy green leaves and a tall-growing habit. Since they are tropical, they enjoy humid environments or regular misting. Drier environments might result […]

Seed Starting

Growing your own plant with a tiny little seed can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your gardening life!  Starting Seeds Indoors  Light: Fluorescent growing lights work best when growing seeds indoors, as they provide adequate light. Use at least a double tube setup with one tube being a cool-white and another tube […]

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 […]

Succulent Pumpkin – An Easy Fall DIY Project!

Succulent Pumpkin – An Easy Fall DIY Project! We love succulents and we love pumpkins! Put them together to create an incredibly unique centerpiece for the autumn season. When the pumpkin begins to fade, you can transplant the succulents to enjoy them for years to come. Here’s what you need: Floral Push Pins Scissors A […]

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, […]