Green Acre

Green Acre #109: One for the Birds

Love in the greenhouse can be baffling when it involves the avian set.

July 11, 2018

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Green Acre #108: Banana Republics for All!

10 tips for creating your own tropical isle (minus the exploited labor).

July 4, 2018

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Green Acre #107: Black-Eyed Stephanie

Gardening isn’t dangerous, but putting on makeup can be.

June 27, 2018

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Green Acre #105: Tiny Alice

Who needs another hydrangea? Only if its name is Alice.

June 6, 2018

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Green Acre #104: Dog Eat Dogwood

The trees are glorious at the National Arboretum. (Take lunch—and the pooch!)

May 30, 2018

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Green Acre #103: Smell Not, Want Not

Alliums are showstoppers, but jasmine leads you by the nose.

May 23, 2018

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Green Acre #102: Dead Plants Should Look Good

Three rules of window-box gardening.

May 16, 2018

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Green Acre #102: An Ode to Visual Hoarding

By collecting images of EVERYTHING you can finally arrive at what you truly love.

May 9, 2018

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Green Acre # 101: Invasion of the Flower Bomber

Forewarned is forearmed. Plant wisteria at your peril.

May 2, 2018

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Green Acre # 100: Spring Is Bustin’ Out All Over

Thanks to a chilly April, blossoms are bounteous.

April 25, 2018

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Green Acre # 99: Stolen Spring

There’s bounty on those sidewalks this time of year.

April 18, 2018

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Green Acre #98: Magnificent Magnolias, Clever Crabapples

Cherry blossoms are not the only game in town in the spring.

April 11, 2018

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Green Acre #95: Spring Arrives . . .

. . . but it has some (snowy) ideas of its own.

March 21, 2018

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Green Acre #94: A Tale of Tail and Turf

No fake grass for one doggie. But a long-gone kitty? That’s another story.

March 14, 2018

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Green Acre #93: While We’re Waiting

There’s spring color to be had. Our gardens won’t mind if we import it until they’re ready to spring forth.

March 7, 2018

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Green Acre #92: Not Yet

Pansies, okay. But no planting tender plants yet. And do not prune the hydrangeas!

February 28, 2018

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Green Acre #91: Petal Pushing

Sedum on your ring finger? Designer Francoise Weeks says yes to Botanical Couture.

February 21, 2018

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Green Acre #90: Plant Lovers Find Their Tribe

Of course there are Facebook groups for you. Many, in fact.

February 14, 2018

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