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Green Acre #158: Crape Myrtles, the ‘Shoulda’ Tree

When in doubt, plant one. Or two.

July 24, 2019

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Green Acre #157: The Caribbean? No, Capitol Hill!

This DC garden boasts more colors than just green.

July 17, 2019

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Green Acre #156: Tropical Plants, Meet Tropical Weather!

Maybe DC isn’t tropical enough for gems that thrive in Florida.

July 10, 2019

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Gift Ideas for Summer House Guests

15 suggestions to amuse and/or show your appreciation to your host.

June 27, 2019

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Green Acre #155: Not a Garden but a Wrap

An artist fills her home, and her canvases, with color.

June 25, 2019

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Natural Light

This family home in Dana Point, California, has a new kitchen and a new look. In this feature from the July-August issue of Traditional Home magazine, designer Ohara Davies-Gaetano called for basket-weave pendants by Currey & Company to light up the kitchen's gathering place. The pendants are $740 each at Build.com. Similar but smaller pendants [...]

June 20, 2019

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Green Acre #154: Refuge at River Farm

George Washington’s investment property pays off for us garden lovers.

June 19, 2019

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A Message for Your Walls

Cecilia Paredes hides herself in photos you could design a room around.

June 13, 2019

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Green Acre #153: 10 Garden Ideas . . .

. . . and not a single plant among them.

June 12, 2019

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Green Acre #152: Thoughts From My Back Porch

Creating a garden requires time and a lot of rumination.

June 5, 2019

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Melamine-o-Mania

There’s ever more chic plastic (and whimsical plastic) for outdoor entertaining.

May 30, 2019

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Green Acre #151: Don’t Read This

Wonderful garden thoughts may flood in.

May 29, 2019

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Green Acre #150: A Guide to Lazy Gardening

In a pinch, a flower bomb will do the job.

May 22, 2019

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Green Acre #149: Doggie Dont’s

Loving dogs and loving gardens means walking a fine line.

May 15, 2019

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Green Acre #148: Vine Not

Fantasies of honeysuckle and wisteria vines playing nicely together? Just fantasies.

May 8, 2019

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Green Acre # 147: Impatient Am I!

Making wowza! window boxes. Fast.

May 1, 2019

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Georgetown, House by House

The annual house tour, this Saturday, shares an appreciation of history.

April 25, 2019

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Green Acre # 146: Let’s Go to the Tape

These flowers can march straight into summer.

April 24, 2019

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