city gardening

Green Acre #145: Embrace the Season

Spring flowers are fleeting: Enjoy while you can.

April 17, 2019

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Green Acre #144: Cherry, Ho!

Another ‘secret’ place to enjoy flowering cherry trees.

April 10, 2019

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Green Acre #143: Spring’s a-Poppin’

The cherry trees are in bloom, but so are these spectacular orchids.

April 3, 2019

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Green Acre #142: Read It and Reap

The editor of Flower magazine has lotsa ideas about blooms.

March 27, 2019

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Green Acre #141: Guppy Love

And another one bites the dust.

March 20, 2019

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Green Acre #140: No-Fuss Flowers

Even the easiest-to-grow blooms need a minimal amount of care (and commonsense).

March 13, 2019

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Green Acre #139: Planting a Question

American dogs and cats. Why no camels and giraffes, for goodness’ sake?

March 6, 2019

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Green Acre #138: Hold On!

Spring has sprung in Veranda magazine, but not for most of us.

February 27, 2019

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Green Acre #137: Bouquets of Ideas

Array, a DC popup, wants to teach you how to make splendid floral arrangements.

February 20, 2019

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Green Acre #136: Apology Accepted

Flowers fade. Plants keep saying “I’m Sorry” or . . . “Happy Valentine’s Day!”

February 13, 2019

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Green Acre #134: Through a Glass Sparkly

Mirrors create their own world, and then let us in.

January 30, 2019

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Green Acre #133: In Praise of Doors

Open-plan layouts don’t give you anything to slam.

January 23, 2019

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Green Acre #132: A Different Kind of Weed

My mother taught me about more than birds and bees.

January 16, 2019

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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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Green Acre #129: Melania’s Mesmerizing Trees

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

December 12, 2018

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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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Green Acre #127: Holiday Decor, Part I

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

November 28, 2018

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