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Holiday Gift List #17: Nifty Napkins

Table linens for celebrating, no matter the season.

November 30, 2021

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Holiday Shopping List #13: All Lit Up

A modern menorah that steals the show all eight nights.

November 24, 2021

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Green Acre #358: Seasonal Shock

Dismantling the garden is trauma . . . for the gardener as well as the plants.

November 17, 2021

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Green Acre #357: A Wreath of One’s Own

Greens are only the beginning. Little floral water tubes open a world of possibilities.

November 10, 2021

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Green Acre #356: Onward and Upward in the Garden

Birds fly south for the winter. But Birds of Paradise just head upstairs to the greenhouse.

November 3, 2021

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Green Acre #355: Time for a Seasonal Appearance?

Some homes and gardens don’t need Halloween decorations to lure ghosts (the real kind).

October 27, 2021

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Green Acre #354: Asian in Place

A recent visit finds the National Arboretum’s Asian Collection a bit leggy and wild for a change.

October 20, 2021

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Meet Smithsonian Craft Show Artist Christina Boy

You may not be able to talk to a craft show artist, but we could. Here’s what one furniture maker told us.

October 19, 2021

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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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