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!
Some of the most majestic plants I’ve ever had the privilege to see up close are the kings of the desert, Saguaro cacti. Part of a broad family of plants designed to hold water in order to survive long...read more
Depending on what you think about white-tailed deer and their place on the island, they are either a force to be reckoned with, or their presence is to be embraced.
Regardless of your position in this...read more
The joy of a summer cottage is partly to be found in fresh sea breezes, bowers of roses tumbling from arches, and sunshine in a clear blue sky. Once we’ve put our toes in the sand, we can be reluctant to...read more
Everyone knows about Nantucket’s housing shortage. It’s a hard place to find a home in which to raise a family. But that isn’t the only residential crunch the island has experienced. Always on the night...read more
When it comes to decorating a Nantucket home, many newcomers to the island seek out the advice of professionals. In this regard, there are a handful of creative people who have successfully grown island...read more
Did you ever wonder how Nantucket stylemakers decorate and live in their own homes? Now and then we get a peek inside for an intimate look and some insightful tips from these experts. Meet Michael Molinar....read more
AH, THE NANTUCKET YARD. The space around the house that is alternately green and soft on the toes, or dormant, brown and crispy. It is evident by observing some yards that their lawns never go dormant...read more
At the very edge of my garden plot, I tried to grow two cherry tomatoes in cages as I have done elsewhere in the garden every year going way back. The cherry types usually beat the main croppers to harvest...read more
The little village of Siasconset, at the east end of the island, had a modest beginning, as a hamlet of fishing shacks.
The first of these shacks, “Auld Lang Syne,” was thought to have been built in...read more
Fall gets my vote.
DEFINITELY, IT’S THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO BE ON NANTUCKET. Not just because the crowds are thinner, although that’s an advantage, but because the heat is down, the fog less likely,...read more