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Make Mine Melamine (Again)

More proof that plastic can be a force for good.

June 20, 2018

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Green Acre #106: Under the Stars

Gorgeous by day, the National Arboretum is dazzling by night.

June 13, 2018

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Green Acre #105: Tiny Alice

Who needs another hydrangea? Only if its name is Alice.

June 6, 2018

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Green Acre #104: Dog Eat Dogwood

The trees are glorious at the National Arboretum. (Take lunch—and the pooch!)

May 30, 2018

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Green Acre #103: Smell Not, Want Not

Alliums are showstoppers, but jasmine leads you by the nose.

May 23, 2018

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Green Acre #102: Dead Plants Should Look Good

Three rules of window-box gardening.

May 16, 2018

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Green Acre #102: An Ode to Visual Hoarding

By collecting images of EVERYTHING you can finally arrive at what you truly love.

May 9, 2018

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Green Acre # 101: Invasion of the Flower Bomber

Forewarned is forearmed. Plant wisteria at your peril.

May 2, 2018

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One More (Delightful) Georgetown Mystery

Walk the House Tour and see why one homeowner thinks of Georgetown as Wonderland—and all of us as Alice.

April 25, 2018

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Green Acre # 100: Spring Is Bustin’ Out All Over

Thanks to a chilly April, blossoms are bounteous.

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Green Acre # 99: Stolen Spring

There’s bounty on those sidewalks this time of year.

April 18, 2018

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Green Acre #98: Magnificent Magnolias, Clever Crabapples

Cherry blossoms are not the only game in town in the spring.

April 11, 2018

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Feeling Crafty?

Even if you’re not, Michaels stores are simply an explosion of possibility.

April 5, 2018

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Green Acre #97: Plants and Passover in North Carolina

A trip to Raleigh comes just in time for spring buying.

April 4, 2018

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Green Acre #96: Plant Theft

Not the plants themselves, just the ideas. Mostly.

March 28, 2018

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Green Acre #95: Spring Arrives . . .

. . . but it has some (snowy) ideas of its own.

March 21, 2018

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Don’t Hold Your (Baby’s) Breath

The florist’s filler is out on its own and doing quite well, thank you.

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Green Acre #94: A Tale of Tail and Turf

No fake grass for one doggie. But a long-gone kitty? That’s another story.

March 14, 2018

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