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Green Acre #131: High on 2019

Talk about a “gift with purchase!”

January 9, 2019

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Green Acre #130: A Capital Christmas (Choo-choo!)

The Botanic Garden’s train, the National Gallery’s gifts: two seasonal musts.

December 19, 2018

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Get Your Fresh Veggies Here!

Warning: Renée Comet’s tea towels and aprons may make you hungry.

December 12, 2018

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Green Acre #129: Melania’s Mesmerizing Trees

It’s a moody look, but there are ideas to steal.

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Green Acre #128: What’s a Latke Without a Potato?

The garden supplies more than boxwood and holly.

December 5, 2018

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Holidays: Minimal Mantel

Sometimes a little Christmas is just enough.

November 29, 2018

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Green Acre #127: Holiday Decor, Part I

The glittery season arrives. And not a moment too soon.

November 28, 2018

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Green Acre #126 : Gifts Inspired by the Garden

Some ideas for your favorite gardener (you?).

November 14, 2018

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Green Acre #125: Scavengers R Us

One man’s treasure is . . . this woman’s backyard.

November 7, 2018

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Green Acre #124: What Are Fronds For?

Parlor palms recall summer and . . . something else.

October 31, 2018

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Green Acre #123: Come Inside

It’s time for all good gardeners to come to the aid of their indoor/outdoor plants.

October 24, 2018

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Man’s Best Friend(s) . . . for Dessert

Just like tapas, these small plates are no big commitment, just fun for the table.

October 18, 2018

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Green Acre #122: Ivy to the Rescue

Greenery is good for the soul. Also for camouflaging the garbage can.

October 17, 2018

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Green Acre #121: Lend an Ear

To get drama from elephant ears you have to know whose ear you really have.

October 10, 2018

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Out of the Blue

Is blue-and-white china too traditional for you? Don’t be so sure.

October 5, 2018

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Green Acre #120: Reviving Timmy

Even a plant that’s decades old could use a bit of love.

October 3, 2018

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Under (Damp) Foot

A bath mat can be more than a bath mat. It can be an event.

September 27, 2018

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Green Acre #119: Window Box Expert

An Alexandria perfectionist shares the secrets of a perfect fall display.

September 26, 2018

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