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Green Acre #55: Life and Death at the Edge of the Sidewalk

Stephanie knocks one out of the . . . flower box.

May 24, 2017

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Green Acre #54: Making Something From Nothing

Why buy flats of begonias when so many more interesting plants to be gathered, or purloined by stem or seed?

May 17, 2017

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Green Acre #53: A Garden Feast for Mothers (and Others)

Planting, reading or just drooling, there’s a flowery future for Mom.

May 10, 2017

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2017 Kips Bay Showhouse

As always, the Kips Bay decorator showhouse has lots of ideas.

May 6, 2017

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Green Acre #52: Green with Envy Over Yellowwood

Never heard of a yellowwood tree? They’re in their full glory now at the National Arboretum.

May 3, 2017

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The "Seam House" from 1814 has a new rear addition and a modern family kitchen.

2017 Georgetown House Tour, Saturday, April 29

The homes featured showcase history in the re-making.

April 26, 2017

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Green Acre #51: Scents of a Garden

Who needs Jo Malone when I can delight in the fragrant bouquet of my house.

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Green Acre #50: Would You Hire Me . . .

. . . to write about gardening? And other imponderable questions.

April 19, 2017

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Powder-Room Party

These tiny rooms can be a place to try wild design ideas.

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Clutter-Free Kitchens–Wotta Concept!

There are ways to kick the clutter habit if you set up new protocols.

April 12, 2017

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Green Acre #49: How Does My Garden Grow?

Ugly, that’s how . . .

April 5, 2017

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Green Acre #48: Fabulous Finds

The best things in life (or in my house) were free for the taking.

March 29, 2017

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Green Acre #47: Exploding Flowers

Those green puff balls from last week? Don’t do it!

March 22, 2017

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Green Acre #46: Bliss in a Bottle

Spring will come. Meanwhile, there’s ingenuity.

March 15, 2017

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Forecast: Frequent Showers

Here are a dozen ways to gain more privacy in the bathroom.

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Where to Put the Dishwasher?

Some of these tips are common sense, while a couple are eye-opening.

March 8, 2017

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Green Acre #45: The Chagall in the Garden

Not your average garden ornament.

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Green Acre #44: On the Whole . . .

. . . I’d rather be in Philadelphia, for the Philadelphia Flower Show!

March 1, 2017

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