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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Watering Your Annuals

Watering is an important aspect of maintaining your plants. In this hot weather, it is especially important to make sure your plants are adequately hydrated in order to prevent wilting, loss of blooms, or the plant dying itself. Here at Good Earth, we want to ensure that both you and your plants are happy and […]

Our Favorite Products for Those Mosquitoes

Some of our favorite products during the “buggy” summer season are our mosquito products. We love these because they are natural, eco-friendly products perfect for your skin, garden, patio, or deck. Here are some of our featured products: 1.Murphy’s Naturals Mosquito Repellent Incense Sticks The active ingredients in these are Rosemary Oil, Peppermint, Citronella,  Lemongrass, […]

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 […]