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!
Swain’s neck sits on a 75-acre peninsula jut- ting out into Polpis Harbor. Criss-crossed by wetlands, it also has stands of mature shade trees, horse paddocks and meticulously landscaped...read more
The fact that many species of native orchid wildflowers are protected under the federal endangered species act probably adds to the mystique of orchid culture. According to "Wildflowers of Cape Cod,...read more
There is a peaceful presence in a room with classically-designed furniture, especially those with the patina of age.
Items gently worn from years of use and restored once again to beauty enchant with...read more
There is a quiet lane, bounded by sand and seagrass, that meanders through the Wauwinet landscape as if it had no particular destination in mind. It is rarely traveled, and visitors drive slowly so the...read more
Change the look of a room with a fresh coat of paint.
If you are looking to change the atmosphere in a room, color will give the biggest boost for the least investment, says Yvonne Dumont, resident...read more
Many people on Nantucket work from home, allowing for “flex” time that those with traditional jobs envy. Some home workers are in the creative arts, others have online businesses and work on a computer...read more
Many of us dream of the day we can build or renovate a home that reflects our personal style. How our homes are designed and laid out says a lot about who we are and how we prefer to live. The right...read more
Landscaping with Stone
Whether it’s a space for relaxation, entertainment or play, your yard and the surrounding landscape make a statement. While many people think of lawns and gardens when it comes to...read more
We live on an island immersed in history. Streets are paved with cobblestones, and historic houses still stand stalwart, first against sea winds and salt air, and then against the flush and fury of...read more