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Green Acre #407: Plug-in Plants

Winter window boxes can thrive with artificial additives.

November 30, 2022

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Green Acre #406: Mulch on Her Mind

Compost? Wood chips? What’s a worry-wart gardener supposed to do?

November 16, 2022

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Green Acre #405: Winter Is Coming

Not to Westeros but the East Coast. Jasmine and mandevilla beware.

November 9, 2022

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Green Acre #404: When Life Hands You Lemons . . .

. . . don’t let your husband near them.

November 2, 2022

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Green Acre #403: When the Grass Is Mass

Cut the hellebores back now, but not the Japanese grasses.

October 26, 2022

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Green Acre #402: Staging the Seasons

With careful layering, something can always be in bloom.

October 19, 2022

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Green Acre #401: Mo’ Betta

Fighting fish are gorgeous, and they won’t eat the plants they share their water with.

October 12, 2022

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Green Acre #400: Cabbages and Things

Come winter, ornamental kale and cabbage will be the stars of your garden.

October 5, 2022

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Green Acre #399: The Monster Mash

This giant philodendron does fine, even though I never actually planted it.

September 28, 2022

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Green Acre #398: Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

It’s early for bulb planting but maybe not a moment too soon.

September 21, 2022

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Green Acre #397: Of Toes and the Tropics

No hurricane this Florida visit, but danger was lurking elsewhere.

September 14, 2022

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Green Acre #396: Spread Gently, Sweet Clematis

This autumn ‘volunteer’ rains down beauty and privacy.

August 31, 2022

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Green Acre #395: The Seeds of Knowledge

Where do plants come from? This city girl didn’t always know.

August 24, 2022

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Green Acre #394: Upcycling Cyclamen

Botanically genius!

August 17, 2022

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Green Acre #393: Come On In . . .

. . . the pool water’s got a whole new jam!

August 10, 2022

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Green Acre #392: 5 Foolproof Plants

Yes, the fool is me!

August 3, 2022

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Serving Up Melamine

Lightweight, unbreakable platters come in handy when entertaining heads outdoors.

July 28, 2022

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Green Acre #391: The First, and Last, Rose of Summer

Rose of Sharon leafs out early and just keeps going.

July 27, 2022

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