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Green Acre #463: I’d Rather Be in Philadelphia

That’s where the world’s oldest flower show opens on March 2.

February 21, 2024

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Green Acre #462: No More Southern Strategy

Orchids in the air. Pineapples from . . . supermarket pineapples. Not up North.

February 14, 2024

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Green Acre: Back to the Beginning

The birth of a garden began with dirt. Bad dirt.

February 7, 2024

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Green Acre #461: Resolved That . . .

This year I’ll be a better gardener . . . and other noble fantasies.

January 31, 2024

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Green Acre #460: Things Are Looking Up

How did we not know this about Viagra?

January 24, 2024

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Green Acre #459: Coloring the Great Indoors

It’s icy and gloomy. These stalwarts can help.

January 17, 2024

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Green Acre #458: Shoots of Winter

Willow, keep on curling!

January 10, 2024

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Green Acre #457: It’s Time for Poppies

For your own intoxicating lovelies, sow seeds now.

January 3, 2024

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Green Acre #456: From Bush to Tree

As the holidays proceed, the seasonal greenery assumes a new role.

December 20, 2023

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Green Acre #455: Wild Sex on Display

A US Botanic Garden display features flowers and their pollinators.

December 13, 2023

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Green Acre #454: Mistletoe and a Menorah

Customizing traditions the way you can customize a holiday wreath.

December 6, 2023

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Green Acre #453: Waxing Wild

Encasing amaryllis bulbs in wax is child’s play. Hmm, maybe not a 4-year-old, though.

November 29, 2023

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A Soft Touch at Home

Plush velvet makes household basics not so basic.

November 15, 2023

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Green Acre #452: House Gifts, Garden Edition

And you don’t have to grow them!

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Green Acre #451: Going With the ‘Inflo’

Pretty plumeria flowers are an “inflorescence.” But not for me.

November 8, 2023

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Green Acre #450: The Window Box in Winter

It’s not the prettiest season, but it earns its keep.

November 1, 2023

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Why I ♥ Anthropologie

This store makes my dinner table a lot more fun.

October 25, 2023

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Green Acre #449: Planning for Then and Now

How to plan for spring when you’re already late for Halloween.

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