Green Acre

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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Green Acre #380: Plant Rescue

Thievery? I think not!

May 11, 2022

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Green Acre #379: Birth of a Gardener

It doesn’t include much digging.

April 27, 2022

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Green Acre #378: Down With Daffodils!

Sure, they’re cheerful . . . at first.

April 20, 2022

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Green Acre #377: Fooling Mother Nature . . .

. . . but in the nicest way, so my sad sago gets an early-springtime boost.

April 13, 2022

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Green Acre #376: How to Create a City Garden

The authors of a new book have fresh new ideas.

April 6, 2022

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Green Acre #375: Boxing Days

There’s never a season, or a reason, for window boxes to be empty.

March 30, 2022

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Green Acre #374: Our Lady of the Busted Body

My fairytale cottage garden has its own ancient ruin (not me).

March 23, 2022

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Green Acre #373: Rock That!

Just the idea of making a gravel garden is making my back hurt.

March 16, 2022

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Green Acre #372: Cherry Jubilee

It robs the garden of sunlight, but once a year our Kwanzan cherry tree renews our faith in it.

March 9, 2022

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Green Acre #371: Seeing Red

Color in dreary winter is what red-twig dogwood is all about.

March 2, 2022

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Green Acre #370: The Subject Was . . . Orchids

On my mantel or at the Smithsonian, these exotic beauties are abloom.

February 23, 2022

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Green Acre #369: Going For the Green

LittleBird Stephanie likes fake flowers but not fake grass? Go figure.

February 16, 2022

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Green Acre #368: Better Than Roses

Jasmine, gardenia, calamondin. Each is a sweet-smelling idea for Valentine’s blooms.

February 9, 2022

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Green Acre #367: A Whole Lotta Lovely Lotus

You don’t need a pond to have a lotus of your own.

February 2, 2022

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Green Acre #366: The Problem With Hyacinths

Their scent foretells spring . . . a lot. Maybe too much.

January 26, 2022

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Green Acre #365: A Pencil Case

When a certain ugly cactus won’t die, you . . . save it.

January 19, 2022

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Green Acre #364: Going Evergreen-er

Storms do damage, but they also help the frugal gardener.

January 12, 2022

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