city gardening

Green Acre #227: Post-Holiday Greens

No more holiday glitz. Instead, fresh cuttings and the promise of spring.

January 20, 2021

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Green Acre #226: Layers of Color, Layers of Life

Blossoms elevate the mood as well as the interior.

January 13, 2021

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Green Acre #225: All That Jasmine

This fragrant plant keeps giving and giving.

January 6, 2021

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Green Acre #224: Very-Last-Minute Gardener Gifts

Yup, there’s still time.

December 23, 2020

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Green Acre #223: Christmas? Hanukkah? As Long as It’s Glitzy

Over-the-top glamour works for both.

December 16, 2020

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Green Acre #222: Deck the Halls . . . and Window Boxes

One woman’s display puts some of us (ahem) to shame.

December 9, 2020

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Green Acre #221: Hi, Hi, Birdie!

The cage in the winter “jungle” is full once more.

December 2, 2020

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Green Acre #220: Thanks, Mom

A way with flowers wasn’t her mother’s only legacy.

November 18, 2020

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Green Acre #219: An Invader Worse Than Kudzu?

‘The Case of the (Potentially) Runaway Hedge.’

November 11, 2020

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Green Acre #218: Real Thoughts About Fake Flowers

A contrarian as usual, she says outdoors is okay, indoors no.

November 4, 2020

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Green Acre #217: Ticking the (Window) Boxes

It’s time to dress up the exterior for the bleak days ahead.

October 29, 2020

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Green Acre #216: Boo! and a Book

No tricks, just a literary Halloween walk.

October 21, 2020

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Green Acre #215: Getting Ahead of Winter

Shuttling plants indoors is messy but it has to be done.

October 14, 2020

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Green Acre #214: How Green Is My Garden

Let the patio furniture provide the color.

October 7, 2020

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Green Acre #213: Calla Lilies? Maybe.

Ah, the sweet mystery of unlabeled bulbs . . .

September 30, 2020

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Green Acre #212: Falling for (Fall) Anemones

A delicate standout in the autumn garden.

September 23, 2020

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Green Acre #212: Loving Liriope

Green stuff that won’t make you see red.

September 9, 2020

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Green Acre #211: Happy Quarantine Birthday

LittleBird Stephanie’s sister Jeanie obviously knows how to celebrate a birthday.

September 2, 2020

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