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Green Acre #365: A Pencil Case

When a certain ugly cactus won’t die, you . . . save it.

January 19, 2022

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Green Acre #364: Going Evergreen-er

Storms do damage, but they also help the frugal gardener.

January 12, 2022

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What We Want to Have: 01.12.2022

Lift your January spirits with new towels, candles and a lamp that glows.

January 6, 2022

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Green Acre #363: Indoor Gardening of a Sort

I dream of garden walls, even if they’re only wallpaper.

January 5, 2022

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Green Acre #362: Gift for the Non-Hobby Hubby

What to get for a man who sweeps for a living.

December 22, 2021

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Green Acre #361: Magnolias Take a Bough

Those leathery leaves, plastic-foam balls and a bit of patience. Voila!

December 15, 2021

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Deck Those Halls

Newport’s Gilded Age mansions live up to their holiday potential.

December 9, 2021

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Green Acre #360: Red Room Reboot

One of the White House’s holiday mantels could use more . . . holiday.

December 8, 2021

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Green Acre #359: Gifts for the Gardener

Bromeliads and secateurs are only the beginning.

December 1, 2021

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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 Gift 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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