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!
I’ve heard plenty of folks say “I hate begonias,” many with an especially vehement “hate.” I said it years ago, and feel that I was justified then, but I have radically modified my views toward this group...read more
It set my mind spinning trying to define “best.” Plants serve so many purposes for us, it would be impossible to restrict the list so as to appeal to everyone’s desires. Annual or perennial? Sun or shade?...read more
Wind power is becoming more acceptable and solar has been around for some time and growing in popularity. Alan Worden, co-founder of Windwalker Real Estate and CEO of Scout Capital, has created a home on...read more
It’s a love of nature that has had people bringing the outdoors inside for thousands of years. Drawings from ancient Egypt show plants growing in troughs and on pedestals, and ancient art excavated from...read more
Perched atop the quiet landscape where Nantucket’s original town once crowded the banks of Capaum Pond, a dirt drive bordering a wood-fenced pasture fades into a circular white shell driveway that peers...read more
I look forward to my walks at all times of the year. In the winter, my walking companion and I bundle up and leash the dogs and head out into the moors and we are invigorated by the bracing winds off the...read more
It never fails. Every time I press a fragrant rose to my nose and take a deep breath, my grandfather’s image is conjured up. Tall and tan, with sparse, snowy hair, he is walking with me through his...read more
Trudy Dujardin has two signature trademarks of her work in interior design: one is a passion for green products, paints and finishes, to ensure the health of the home and the family that lives there; the...read more
The decks, patios and porches of Nantucket lend themselves perfectly to gardening above the soil line. A single step in front of your house or apartment can provide enough space for an overflowing color...read more
Out on Esther’s Island at the tip of Smith’s Point, Alan Worden is building a three-bedroom, three-bathroom retreat for his family and friends powered by wind and solar energy.
On Nobadeer Farm Road, the...read more