Grow your own medicine

Some of the most interesting and valuable native medicinal plants on Martha’s Vineyard are usually considered to be weeds and, at least until properly...

Want to Start a Garden This Year? Green Thumbs Not Required

Choose your site You can really grow food anywhere. Begin by assessing what sort of space you have for your new food-producing garden. Do you have...

Who’s Who in Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate

Jim Feiner, Principal Broker Feiner Real Estate, Chilmark Home: Chilmark Number of years in real estate: 25 Specialty: Most people associate me with up-Island towns because we live...

The Builders

Jeff Wass of Rosbeck Builders I followed my heart to the Island. I remember visiting for the first time, at 7 years old with my...

How (and When, and With Whom) to Sell Your House

You’ve decided to sell. Your kids are grown, and the house is too big. Or the kids are growing, and the house is too...

Paul Mahoney’s Favorite Plant

You would think that it would be difficult for an avid gardener and someone who has worked with plants since he was a little...

At Home With Holly and John Alaimo

“There’s a story to everything,” said John Alaimo recently when he and his wife, Holly, opened their home on Webaqua Avenue in Oak Bluffs...

Garden Notes: Beneath the snow cover, soils and plants are cozy...

February is the time to prune your fruit trees.

Swapping seeds and stories

The first seed swap was organized by the new Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library.

Garden Notes: Winter wonderland

Blankets of snow protect birds and small animals.