When a certain ugly cactus won’t die, you . . . save it.
January 19, 2022
Storms do damage, but they also help the frugal gardener.
January 12, 2022
I dream of garden walls, even if they’re only wallpaper.
January 5, 2022
What to get for a man who sweeps for a living.
December 22, 2021
Those leathery leaves, plastic-foam balls and a bit of patience. Voila!
December 15, 2021
One of the White House’s holiday mantels could use more . . . holiday.
December 8, 2021
Bromeliads and secateurs are only the beginning.
December 1, 2021
Light-as-air potato pancakes for Hanukkah, which arrives early this year.
November 25, 2021
Dismantling the garden is trauma . . . for the gardener as well as the plants.
November 17, 2021
Greens are only the beginning. Little floral water tubes open a world of possibilities.
November 10, 2021
Birds fly south for the winter. But Birds of Paradise just head upstairs to the greenhouse.
November 3, 2021
Some homes and gardens don’t need Halloween decorations to lure ghosts (the real kind).
October 27, 2021
A recent visit finds the National Arboretum’s Asian Collection a bit leggy and wild for a change.
October 20, 2021
Tropicals do best in the tropics. But that doesn’t mean . . .
October 13, 2021
Fall cleanup means free decorative greens to make your great indoors even greater.
October 6, 2021
The deck leads to the garden, which leads to a Washington DC park, which leads to the water.
September 29, 2021
Sometimes the plants we nurture turn out to be . . . interesting.
September 22, 2021
Gardens (and gardeners) can flourish in this in-between time with a 10-step approach.
September 15, 2021