Home & Garden
Step into the some of the most beautiful and charming homes and gardens on the island through beautiful photography and descriptive writing. Make yourself at home!
Nantucket mariner Christopher Folger built a house on the north shore in 1753, at the tender age of 21. He died at sea in 1774 and the house stayed in the immediate family until his son sold it to his...read more
Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, with its rich history, has been an integral part of Nantucket for 175 years. For six going on seven generations, there have been changes in what the Bartlett family has grown...read more
There is nothing like the taste of fresh corn, just picked from the field. Slathered with butter and graced with a sprinkling of salt, an ear of corn properly prepared is a meal unto itself.
Corn on the...read more
When Patti and Prenny Claflin purchased almost three acres of uncultivated land in the Shawkemo Hills area of Polpis in 1982, there weren’t many houses within sight. The area, which was once devoted to...read more
Roses can present a very confusing picture: Tea rose vs. grandiflora, climbing rose vs. rambling rose, not to mention all the heirloom varieties, new hybrids and the other various brands. How ever is one...read more
From the time I moved to New England, people have told me, “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes.”
This maxim holds true more than ever in our shifting climate. Who ever thought, back when I...read more
This 600-square-foot house feels quite spacious due to the openness and many windows typical of mid-century modern architecture. The homeowner’s collection of art and furniture of the period creates an...read more
As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, my thoughts begin to shift toward winter activities, planning some travel and getting some household renovations done. But before we can move forward, we...read more
Toward the end of August, flower gardens often begin to look a little fatigued. Annuals have been blooming their heads off, summer perennials are starting to fade, windstorms may have broken some stems,...read more
When Nancy Cooke and Richard Schafer built their home on Nantucket in 1997 they designed it to perfectly suit their lifestyle.
“We found a piece of property that spoke to us. We loved the serenity and...read more