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Green Acre #150: A Guide to Lazy Gardening

In a pinch, a flower bomb will do the job.

May 22, 2019

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Green Acre #149: Doggie Dont’s

Loving dogs and loving gardens means walking a fine line.

May 15, 2019

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Green Acre #148: Vine Not

Fantasies of honeysuckle and wisteria vines playing nicely together? Just fantasies.

May 8, 2019

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Green Acre # 147: Impatient Am I!

Making wowza! window boxes. Fast.

May 1, 2019

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Georgetown, House by House

The annual house tour, this Saturday, shares an appreciation of history.

April 25, 2019

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Green Acre # 146: Let’s Go to the Tape

These flowers can march straight into summer.

April 24, 2019

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Green Acre #145: Embrace the Season

Spring flowers are fleeting: Enjoy while you can.

April 17, 2019

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Green Acre #144: Cherry, Ho!

Another ‘secret’ place to enjoy flowering cherry trees.

April 10, 2019

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Green Acre #143: Spring’s a-Poppin’

The cherry trees are in bloom, but so are these spectacular orchids.

April 3, 2019

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A Moving Story

Caroline Carter helped me sell my house; her new book could help you.

March 28, 2019

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Green Acre #142: Read It and Reap

The editor of Flower magazine has lotsa ideas about blooms.

March 27, 2019

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Green Acre #141: Guppy Love

And another one bites the dust.

March 20, 2019

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Green Acre #140: No-Fuss Flowers

Even the easiest-to-grow blooms need a minimal amount of care (and commonsense).

March 13, 2019

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Tomatoes and Feta Play Dress-up

Chicken, fish, vegetables, all can benefit from being topped with freshness.

March 7, 2019

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Green Acre #139: Planting a Question

American dogs and cats. Why no camels and giraffes, for goodness’ sake?

March 6, 2019

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Green Acre #138: Hold On!

Spring has sprung in Veranda magazine, but not for most of us.

February 27, 2019

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Green Acre #137: Bouquets of Ideas

Array, a DC popup, wants to teach you how to make splendid floral arrangements.

February 20, 2019

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Green Acre #136: Apology Accepted

Flowers fade. Plants keep saying “I’m Sorry” or . . . “Happy Valentine’s Day!”

February 13, 2019

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