10.11.11

Preparing your yard and gardens for winter can take a fair amount of work and organization each year.

Geoff Currier

09.29.11

You can enliven the landscape and help cultivate the Island’s rich ecological diversity by planting wildflowers.

Matt Pelikan

08.30.11

At many in-town homes, the area between the street and the house can be too small a patch to mow but too big to ignore.

Susan Catling

08.30.11

One gardener shares observations gleaned from years of planting and tending a multitude of roses, some more gratifying than others.

Sally Bennet

10.01.10

Overflowing with colorful blooms, window boxes dress up many Island homes and businesses in the spring and summer, but with a little extra effort, you can have eye-catching displays through fall and winter too. We asked four State Road garden centers for some window box ideas for all four seasons.

Susan Catling

09.01.10

Rampaging foxtail grass staves off one homeowner’s attempts to halt its advance in her garden.

Margaret Knight

04.01.10

“Dahlias really make me sick!” Could the etiquette author, known for her Edgartown garden of shoulder-high dahlias, really have written these words? Even Emily Post couldn’t make the Vineyard’s weather behave.

Susan Catling

04.01.10

Four different plant combos can bring a variety of colors, textures, and looks to your yard, and you won’t have to worry so much about them getting nibbled by your neighbors.

Justin Ahren

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