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!
AH, THE NANTUCKET YARD. The space around the house that is alternately green and soft on the toes, or dormant, brown and crispy. It is evident by observing some yards that their lawns never go dormant...read more
At the very edge of my garden plot, I tried to grow two cherry tomatoes in cages as I have done elsewhere in the garden every year going way back. The cherry types usually beat the main croppers to harvest...read more
The little village of Siasconset, at the east end of the island, had a modest beginning, as a hamlet of fishing shacks.
The first of these shacks, “Auld Lang Syne,” was thought to have been built in...read more
Fall gets my vote.
DEFINITELY, IT’S THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR TO BE ON NANTUCKET. Not just because the crowds are thinner, although that’s an advantage, but because the heat is down, the fog less likely,...read more
Not once, but two times, Kathleen Hay has been recognized by a distinguished international panel of judges as one of the world’s leading interior designers. Her work has been featured in numerous regional,...read more
This is the month when we finally have it all, and it may be too much.
After all, how many cucumbers can one family eat? I guess we could put up a few of them as pickles, but it seems like a lot of work,...read more
Balancing the historic integrity of a Nantucket home with the modern conveniences of a new, state-of-the-art kitchen can be challenging, but it is possible.
The Nantucket Preservation Trust, which is...read more
There are many houses in our lives, some in places we will never forget.
What we remember is often a mix of landscape, memories and people who lived there with us. Or perhaps it’s simply the way the...read more
The cottages in Leslie Linsley’s new book may be small, but they have big personalities.
In “Nantucket Cottages & Gardens: Charming Spaces on the Faraway Isle,” Linsley, who partnered with island...read more
No one knows exactly when this house was named, but its owner thinks “None Too Big” suits it just fine.
This iconic Sconset cottage in the Pump Square section of the village has a colorful history. Built...read more