On the Vineyard, a club of dedicated horticulturists practices the ancient and meticulous skill of growing trees in miniature.

By Sally Bennett


Adam and Gabrielle Spiegel bought a run-down former wayside tavern in West Tisbury. Though the restoration of the property and its majestic walls is finally complete, Adam Spiegel may be seeing it for the last time.

By Brooks Robards


In the midst of winter some of us dream big garden dreams. And we start out with the best of intentions, we really do. Come July, though, we might just be overwhelmed by the gardening equivalent of eyes-being-bigger-than-stomachs, and a mess of weeds and tangled flowers. What’s a desperate gardener to do?

By Laura D. Roosevelt


An architect and his partner transform a thousand-square-foot cottage in Vineyard Haven.

By Landry Harlan


The listing of Red Gate Farm marks the end of an era in Aquinnah.

By Mary Breslauer


The speculation continues.

By Mary Breslauer


What are Island towns doing to encourage more housing, and will it work?

By Mary Breslauer


J. Powers Shepard started planting gardens pretty much the minute he and his wife Jeanna bought their East Chop home in 2010. He’s still at it.

By Susie Middleton