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!
Novice gardeners often approach an empty garden much like an overzealous patron at an all-you-can-eat buffet. It is not enough to simply put seeds or plants in the
ground. To make the most of your garden,...
Anton Ragozin pulls on a pair of coveralls, gloves and a protective mesh veil as he walks along a trail to the apiary he set up with eight beehives behind a friend’s house in Madaket.
They’re some of the...read more
Plants take months to grow and it is our job as gardeners to plan ahead and forecast the changes that will take place in the coming months. This lesson is harsh and ongoing, and it is
the reason that the...read more
Who can resist the lure of a swimming pool, just steps from your back door? Lounging by the pool on a hot summer day, entertaining poolside, swimming laps or taking a quick dip provides us with exercise...read more
Summer is here and the garden is in full swing. Tall tomato plants are loaded with fruit soon to ripen, cucumbers are weighing down their vines and your neighbors have probably learned to avoid you if they...read more
People garden for many reasons, but one underlying motivation, especially in these coronavirus times, is self-reliance. Taking ownership of something as fundamental as our own nourishment can be a...read more
Few things can fuel a gardener’s excitement like a seed catalog in the early spring. The glossy pages filled with pictures of perfect produce can induce a type of hypnosis. Speaking from personal...read more
Learning to create quality compost is one of the most important fundamental skills of any gardener. Too often, growers overlook soil health and instead focus on bottled or bagged fertilizers. Fertilizers...read more
In 1969 Dan and Connie Driscoll came to the island to visit her brother and his young family who had rented a house in town. Like many visitors, they fell in love with the island immediately.
“We loved...read more
Nantucket has its own variety of winter squash, which came to this island along the intersecting currents of history. The word squash is derived from the Narragansett Native American word askutasquash....read more