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.

What the heck is Vineyard scaping?

How to landscape using native plants, and make the birds and the bees (but not the ticks) happy.

Garden Notes: Dreaming, scheming “I wanta’s!”

Garden dreaming “I-wanta’s” This is the dreaming, scheming, and planning portion of the gardening year. The catalogs arriving daily are a font of ideas and...

Garden Notes: Polly Hill launches Martha’s Vineyard plant selection guide

The Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury now offers an online plant selection guide designed to choose plants to best fit the Vineyard landscape.

Garden Notes: Emerging into the newly born year

The Island’s winter palate is spare and exquisitely subtle.

Garden Notes: Changing everything

We need, more than ever, to keep both Earth Day and Christmas in our hearts, year-round

Garden Notes: Go inside for six months!

In the garden world there is always something happening (or things to do), whether incremental or major, and a lot is going on.

Garden Notes: Trees show off their colors now

The autumn season is a good opportunity to pick up on characteristics and differences of various trees.

At home on the farm

The Barnes-Klaunig family at Grey Barn.