Green Acre

Green Acre #398: Tiptoeing Through the Tulips

It’s early for bulb planting but maybe not a moment too soon.

September 21, 2022

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Green Acre #397: Of Toes and the Tropics

No hurricane this Florida visit, but danger was lurking elsewhere.

September 14, 2022

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Green Acre #396: Spread Gently, Sweet Clematis

This autumn ‘volunteer’ rains down beauty and privacy.

August 31, 2022

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Green Acre #395: The Seeds of Knowledge

Where do plants come from? This city girl didn’t always know.

August 24, 2022

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Green Acre #394: Upcycling Cyclamen

Botanically genius!

August 17, 2022

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Green Acre #393: Come On In . . .

. . . the pool water’s got a whole new jam!

August 10, 2022

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Green Acre #392: 5 Foolproof Plants

Yes, the fool is me!

August 3, 2022

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Green Acre #391: The First, and Last, Rose of Summer

Rose of Sharon leafs out early and just keeps going.

July 27, 2022

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Green Acre #390: Nights in White Everything

Dinner, and gardens, can glow in the dark.

July 20, 2022

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Green Acre #389: Too Green Is My Garden

Replanting to add color in the middle of summer is okay.

July 13, 2022

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Green Acre #388: Mixed Arrangement

Today’s roses are not Boom Boom Pow for the garden.

July 6, 2022

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Green Acre #387: Recycling, Meet Peecycling

The No. 1 substitute for fertilizer is, well, No. 1.

June 29, 2022

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Green Acre #386: Tomato Surprise

Kicked to the curb, where they’ll thrive, maybe.

June 22, 2022

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Green Acre #385: The Case for Structure

A place for everything, and everything in its place. I wish.

June 15, 2022

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Green Acre #384: Dumbarton Oaks Unflowered

It’s in the ‘between times’ that a garden’s structure wins the day.

June 8, 2022

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Green Acre #383: Three Birds and a Garden

Plants offer serenity, while birds prefer yak, yak, yak.

June 1, 2022

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Green Acre #382: Color Up!

When things are uniformly green, it’s okay to tart things up!

May 25, 2022

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Green Acre #381: Cleanup Needed in Aisle 6!

Blame it on The Prince, but a certain street-picker also bears some responsibility.

May 18, 2022

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