city gardening

Green Acre #209: Inspirations From the Wild

Henry Mitchell thought Versailles’ gardens looked “stingy.” Here’s the opposite.

August 19, 2020

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Green Acre: #208: Lei-ing Low in DC

Yet another tropical try.

August 12, 2020

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Green Acre #207: Needy Veggies, Wimpy Herbs and a Floppy Hydrangea

Dear ‘Stephanie Gardens’ . . .

August 5, 2020

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Green Acre #206: The Terminator Returns

Rocky’s revival means an un-fishy pond . . . again.

July 29, 2020

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Green Acre #205: Spider Mites, Pinching and Pretty Killers

‘Stephanie Gardens’ tackles your plant questions . . . in her own quirky way.

July 22, 2020

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Green Acre #204: Bitter(s) Gardens

How the sweet smell of Seville led to “growing” a superior cocktail.

July 15, 2020

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Green Acre #203: Rose Is a Rose Is a . . . Garden

‘Tis the season of the pandemic quick fix.

July 8, 2020

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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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