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.

Susie Middleton

Do you wrap your bushes or leave them au naturel?

Jenny Allen

How to turn even the humblest yard into a wildlife sanctuary.

Tom Chase

In the heart of Oak Bluffs, a myriad of tiny plots and planters merge to create a single grand and infinitely strollable garden.

Jessica B. Harris

Whether it’s an over-leaning leaner or an inner mainmast waiting to be set free, Mark Clements is at your service.

Rebecca Busselle

A garden lives on in memory of the painter who created it.

Phyllis Meras

The Vineyard has many spots where eelgrass conveniently washes ashore, ready to be shoveled up and hauled off to improve a home garden.

Mollie Doyle

What if the secret to happiness lay right outside your kitchen door? In a pretty little garden, full of delicious things to eat. It might sound far-fetched to suggest that a kitchen garden can relieve stress, lift your mood, and even ease depression, but new studies suggest there’s a scientific basis – perhaps even a soil bacterium that elevates serotonin – for the pleasure we can get from digging in the dirt.

Susie Middleton

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