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...

Tiny House Jam: Regional High School Architecture Students Think Small

  Last summer, The Local published a story about Kathy Rose, her tiny house, and her quest for a place to put it. The story...

In the Garden with Lori and Jack: What’ll It Be? Hybrid...

It’s been a great past few months enjoying the slow-paced winter on the Island. My husband and I have been able to spend lots...

At Home with Ewell Hopkins and Kim Cartwright in Oak Bluffs

It’s pretty notable the way so many of us end up living on Martha’s Vineyard. Kimberly Cartwright, yoga instructor, intuitive spirit coach, mother of...

Where will you live when you’re older?

Year-round gardens, room to dance — alone or with others — and a not-so-tiny house.

Need a little tropical?

Looking for some sunshine and warmth, those comforts we miss in the dead of winter? No need for a ticket south — even in...

Ernie and the wee trees at Donaroma’s

It's that time of year. You can put away your gardening gloves and leave off with the landscaping until spring. So for plant lovers,...

At home with: Uma and her sisters (in-law)

The three Datta wives, ranged around Uma’s expansive granite kitchen counter, try to explain their arranged marriages in today’s terms. And, no, it’s nothing...

The Designers

Six interior designers discuss the challenges unique to working on Martha’s Vineyard — whether it’s designing an addition to an antique house for elder...