Green Acre

Green Acre #169: Green With Envy

A field guide to luck and four-leaf clovers.

October 9, 2019

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Green Acre #168: All Hail Kale!

In the garden, it’s time to talk of cabbages and things.

October 2, 2019

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Green Acre #167: Raccoon 10, The Prince 0

This pond ain’t big enough for both of us!

September 25, 2019

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Green Acre #166: A Park for All Reasons

Free yoga classes, good food, a winery and immaculate waterfront are just four reasons to head to Yards Park.

September 18, 2019

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Green Acre #165: In a Garden Gladly

Harvey Ladew’s creation is worth a trip from most anywhere.

September 11, 2019

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Green Acre #164: A Case of Entrapment

Mice are a problem only if you think they are.

September 4, 2019

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Green Acre #163: The Truth About Food

Bananas come from . . . banana trees!? Who knew?

August 28, 2019

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Green Acre #162: Paradise Revived

A reporter helped a horticulturalist restore Hawaii’s tropical treasures.

August 21, 2019

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Green Acre #161: Gardens Are for Pasta Salad

When it’s hotter than hot, break out the basil.

August 14, 2019

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Green Acre #160: More Fishy Business

Ponds are lovely. Just ignore the milk crate.

August 7, 2019

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Green Acre #159: A Tale of Two Hydrangeas

Why is Margot sad while Phyllis thrives?

July 31, 2019

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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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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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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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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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