Green Acre

Green Acre #470: Branches of Magic

A magnificent tree can help you fall in love with a house.

April 10, 2024

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Green Acre #469: The Plant That Became a Tree

And my Rose of Sharon just keeps blooming and blooming.

April 3, 2024

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Green Acre #468: Major Props for Minor Bulbs

They don’t steal the show and can creatte a carpet of color.

March 27, 2024

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Green Acre #467: Urine to Gardening?

Like it or not, there is a connection.

March 20, 2024

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Green Acre #466: A Floral Flop?

Was I the only one disappointed by this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show?

March 13, 2024

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Green Acre #465: Rooms for Blooms

Who knew flowers needed their own space?

March 6, 2024

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Green Acre #464: Spring’s Apoppin’, Blooms Abloomin’

Four more floral extravaganzas worth the drive.

February 29, 2024

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Green Acre #463: I’d Rather Be in Philadelphia

That’s where the world’s oldest flower show opens on March 2.

February 21, 2024

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Green Acre: Back to the Beginning

The birth of a garden began with dirt. Bad dirt.

February 7, 2024

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Green Acre #461: Resolved That . . .

This year I’ll be a better gardener . . . and other noble fantasies.

January 31, 2024

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Green Acre #460: Things Are Looking Up

How did we not know this about Viagra?

January 24, 2024

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Green Acre #459: Coloring the Great Indoors

It’s icy and gloomy. These stalwarts can help.

January 17, 2024

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Green Acre #458: Shoots of Winter

Willow, keep on curling!

January 10, 2024

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Green Acre #457: It’s Time for Poppies

For your own intoxicating lovelies, sow seeds now.

January 3, 2024

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Green Acre #456: From Bush to Tree

As the holidays proceed, the seasonal greenery assumes a new role.

December 20, 2023

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Green Acre #455: Wild Sex on Display

A US Botanic Garden display features flowers and their pollinators.

December 13, 2023

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Green Acre #454: Mistletoe and a Menorah

Customizing traditions the way you can customize a holiday wreath.

December 6, 2023

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Green Acre #453: Waxing Wild

Encasing amaryllis bulbs in wax is child’s play. Hmm, maybe not a 4-year-old, though.

November 29, 2023

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