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!
Nantucket is no Easter Island. There are no ancient stone monoliths or cave paintings here. Regurgitated by a glacier when it fled to colder climates 10,000 years ago, Nantucket is nothing but a pile of sand...read more
If the whitewashed tongue-and-groove paneling of Briar Patch could talk, perhaps it would whisper of summer dinner parties, and the magical glow of lanterns hung from a pergola climbing with wisteria and...read more
Nantucket may have its share of golf tournaments, road races, sailing regattas and sand-castle contests, but a contest of another sort beats them all in longevity, seriousness and intent. First sanctioned...read more
The modest white wooden gate on Vestal Street gives few clues to the tranquil oasis beyond.
Set among shoulder-high, vibrant green hedges, it opens just around the corner from Milk Street to a spacious...read more
TGardening began as a communal activity. People worked together to raise the food their social group needed. In today’s fast-paced society that celebrates individualism, communal gardening is rare. One of...read more
When interior designer Trudy Dujardin walks through her front door after a day of debating fabric swatches and antique selections, her conscience is as clear as Nantucket’s night sky, and as clean as the...read more
Among the first outposts in eastern North America to see dawn and celebrate the apogee of the vernal equinox, Nantucket is also among the last locations in the country to warm up. Surrounded as it is by...read more
Judging daffodils may look like serious business, but a sense of humor and camaraderie are essential for success.
For 33 years, the Nantucket Garden Club has partnered with the American Daffodil Society to...read more
Like Munchkins in “The Wizard of Oz” who stay hidden until the excitement is over, native Nantucketers eagerly await the departure of the summer hubbub to come out of the woodwork and reestablish...read more
“There’s no place in the world like Madaket.
It’s untouched,” says interior designer Donna Elle as she briefly pauses on the entranceway window seat.
The natural grasses and wild daisies that...read more