Stephanie Cavanaugh

Green Acre: Shangri-La on the Potomac

A Capitol Hill garden designed to beat the heat.

July 10, 2024

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Green Acre #481: Last-Minute Planting

Spring has sprung, but there are a few ways to get some summertime color in your plot.

June 26, 2024

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Green Acre #480: Lei, Lady, Lei

Growing those showy Hawaiian flowers has always eluded me. Till now?

June 19, 2024

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Green Acre #479: Fill ’Er Up

Waiting for bulbs to appear? Fill in with colorful annuals.

June 12, 2024

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Green Acre #478: Die! Die!

Sometimes death is a necessary part of a happy garden life.

June 5, 2024

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Green Acre #477: Hold On, Spud!

Will the common russet perform decoratively in the garden? We’ll see.

May 29, 2024

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Green Acre #476: Greg the Gardener

I tell him where to plant things. He does all the work.

May 22, 2024

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Green Acre #475: An Irish Fantasy

Fantasy for us, perhaps, but not for artist TJ Maher.

May 15, 2024

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Green Acre #474: Garden-Adjacent Gifts for Mom

Earrings, raffia totes, and some practical stuff as well.

May 8, 2024

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Green Acre #473: Naked Gardening . . .

. . . and some more-discreet delights of the season.

May 1, 2024

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Green Acre #472: Of Fungi, Moss, and . . . Other Things

Gardening questions are many—and varied, to say the least!

April 24, 2024

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Green Acre #471: Happy and Sad About Spring

And the garden gal’s Baby turns 40.

April 17, 2024

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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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