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Garden Notes: Marsh mallows

Cutline quote: “Stands of marsh mallow ring Island’s coastal ponds.” Thursday is the first day of the annual Agricultural Fair of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural...

Garden Notes: Ahh summertime.

As you have no doubt noticed, perennial garden standbys have advanced their bloom times, leaving gardeners to wonder whether their gardens will have any...

Gardens of Love: Nancy Weaver

I have wanted to visit Nancy Weaver's garden since I first went to her Vineyard Haven home in spring 2014 to write about her...

Made on MVY: Daisy Kimberly and her handmade pillows

Daisy Kimberly of West Tisbury clearly has a creative flair. For years she expressed her artistic side both through the selections she made for...

How to Run a B & B (and the secrets of...

The Cleaveland House B & B is at 620 West Tisbury Road in West Tisbury, and has been welcoming guests — mostly poets, writers,...

At home with gallery owners David Behnke and Paul Doherty

David Behnke and Paul Doherty have been together as a couple for 32 years. “Thirty-two LONG years,” groans Paul, handsome, with an acting background...

The fire outside

Tired of that rusty metal pit you’ve been burning pitch pine scraps in that your fireplace can’t digest? Looking for something fresh to add...

At Home: The Little House that Betty Built

There’s an old saying that people start to look like their dogs, but has it ever occurred to anyone that some people resemble their...

In the Garden with Lori and Jack

  A lot has been going on with our busy little family lately. My husband Bill and I bought our first home, in northern New...

Gardens of Love: Rebecca Gilbert prepares for spring in the hoop...

I can't remember when I first met Rebecca Gilbert, who owns Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark, but she has always surprised me with...