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Green Acre #353: Tropical Expectations

Tropicals do best in the tropics. But that doesn’t mean . . .

October 13, 2021

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Meet Smithsonian Craft Show Ceramicist Jake Johnson

Look for his whimsically designed teapots and vases when the virtual show begins on October 23.

October 12, 2021

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Green Acre #352: Garden Freebies

Fall cleanup means free decorative greens to make your great indoors even greater.

October 6, 2021

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Boo Who?

Adults have clearly taken over Halloween, and some decorations can become year-round decor.

October 3, 2021

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Green Acre #351: A River Runs Near It

The deck leads to the garden, which leads to a Washington DC park, which leads to the water.

September 29, 2021

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Green Acre #350: A Weed by Any Other Name

Sometimes the plants we nurture turn out to be . . . interesting.

September 22, 2021

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Green Acre #349: A 10-Step Program

Gardens (and gardeners) can flourish in this in-between time with a 10-step approach.

September 15, 2021

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Green Acre #348: Reap as You Sow

But not quite yet. It’s time to order those bulbs, though.

September 8, 2021

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Green Acre #347: Anticipation

Looking forward is a delicious aspect of vacation trips and gardens.

August 25, 2021

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Green Acre #346: The Seeds Least Likely

The window boxes are overflowing, but the touch of magic is hiding in the back.

August 18, 2021

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Absorb This!

When bath towels weigh more than your cat, can they really do their job?

August 12, 2021

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Green Acre #345: Seeds of Hope and Kale

So what if I’m a month late in planting the itty-bitty seeds?

August 11, 2021

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Cottage Chronicle #20: Bucknoll Coda

‘Sex and the City’ meets ‘Under the Tuscan Sun,’ but no sex, no city, and in the Poconos.

August 5, 2021

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Green Acre #344: A Fence Is Not a Fence . . .

. . . when it’s an “art installation” that nevertheless protects against prying eyes.

August 4, 2021

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Cottage Chronicle #19: Last Days

‘Sex and the City’ meets ‘Under the Tuscan Sun,’ but no sex, no city, and in the Poconos.

July 29, 2021

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Green Acre #343: The Under-$1,000 Solution

You don’t need thousands to make a heavenly little garden spot. But a few hundred wouldn’t hurt.

July 28, 2021

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Cottage Chronicle #18: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

‘Sex and the City’ meets ‘Under the Tuscan Sun,’ but no sex, no city, and in the Poconos.

July 22, 2021

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Green Acre #342: Throwing Shade

Sunny gardens require planning. Shady ones just kinda happen.

July 21, 2021

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