city gardening

Not-Very-Green Acre: I Confess

Experience cannot help a gardener who’s determined to remain a rookie.

July 2, 2020

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Green Acre #202: Made for the Shade

Flowers failing you? These colorful patio umbrellas won’t.

June 24, 2020

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Green Acre #201: Her Garden Makes Scents

Jasmine, check. Mock orange, check. Now, if only the gardenia will cooperate.

June 17, 2020

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Green Acre #200: Everybody Into the Pool

Okay, maybe just me.

June 10, 2020

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Green Acre #199: We All Need a Porch Now

It’s always the right time to enjoy our best things, our best life.

June 3, 2020

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Green Acre #198: The Moving of the Plants

Last weekend the “country garden” became the “tropical garden.”

May 27, 2020

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Green Acre #197: Curb Your Plants

Tiny garden plots need love, not old tires.

May 20, 2020

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Green Acre #196: Lighting Up the Garden

Where else would you hang a crystal chandelier?

May 13, 2020

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Green Acre #195: The Spring Garden Is Near

But Mother’s Day will be a far-off affair.

May 6, 2020

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Green Acre #194: Holy Roses

A glorious DC garden attracts . . . practically no one.

April 29, 2020

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Green Acre #193: Gardening, A to Zzzzzz . . .

Counting flowers instead of sheep.

April 22, 2020

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Green Acre #192: Rooting for Plants

Pink snow and seeds of hope this season.

April 15, 2020

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Green Acre #191: Bird-Watching

A Coronavirus guest in the plant room.

April 8, 2020

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Green Acre #190: The Dirt on Dirt

Some garden soil is more ‘spirited’ than the store-bought stuff.

April 1, 2020

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Green Acre #189: These Roots Are Growing!

Some vegetables can just keep giving.

March 25, 2020

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Green Acre #188: Real Green ‘Toilet Paper’

TP hoarders should get out in the garden.

March 18, 2020

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Green Acre #187: Spray Away the Winter

A few things to do as spring creaks into gear.

March 11, 2020

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Green Acre #186: The Warming Trend

Spring is early and right outside your door.

March 5, 2020

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