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Green Acre #113: Bug Buzz

Garlic works on vampires, so why not a few mosquitoes?

August 8, 2018

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Green Acre #112: The Geranium App

Even when the flower’s fake, this crowd-sourcing app generally knows what it’s looking at.

August 1, 2018

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Green Acre #111: Water, Water Everywhere . . .

. . . and water lilies and lotuses. But not at home. Sigh.

July 25, 2018

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Green Acre #110 : Lime Disease

But you won’t catch this one unless you get a lot of sun.

July 18, 2018

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Kitchen Cheer

We can all use some friendly assistance in the heart of the home.

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The Case of the Baggy Bed

One more instance in which slender is better.

July 12, 2018

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Green Acre #109: One for the Birds

Love in the greenhouse can be baffling when it involves the avian set.

July 11, 2018

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Green Acre #108: Banana Republics for All!

10 tips for creating your own tropical isle (minus the exploited labor).

July 4, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Charlotte Moss Entertains

It’s easy when you know how. And Moss is happy to help.

June 28, 2018

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Green Acre #107: Black-Eyed Stephanie

Gardening isn’t dangerous, but putting on makeup can be.

June 27, 2018

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Make Mine Melamine (Again)

More proof that plastic can be a force for good.

June 20, 2018

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Green Acre #106: Under the Stars

Gorgeous by day, the National Arboretum is dazzling by night.

June 13, 2018

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Green Acre #105: Tiny Alice

Who needs another hydrangea? Only if its name is Alice.

June 6, 2018

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Green Acre #104: Dog Eat Dogwood

The trees are glorious at the National Arboretum. (Take lunch—and the pooch!)

May 30, 2018

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Green Acre #103: Smell Not, Want Not

Alliums are showstoppers, but jasmine leads you by the nose.

May 23, 2018

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Green Acre #102: Dead Plants Should Look Good

Three rules of window-box gardening.

May 16, 2018

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Green Acre #102: An Ode to Visual Hoarding

By collecting images of EVERYTHING you can finally arrive at what you truly love.

May 9, 2018

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Green Acre # 101: Invasion of the Flower Bomber

Forewarned is forearmed. Plant wisteria at your peril.

May 2, 2018

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