Fifteen tried-and-true perennials, plus a few other thoughts on flowers and foliage.
With thrillers, spillers, and fillers.
A day after talking to farmer, gardener, and SBS owner Liz Packer of Vineyard Haven about gardening with seaweed and other sea-related products, she calls from the north shore and leaves this message: “I’m standing on the beach and I just have to say that we live in an extraordinary place – most of our waters are healthy enough to still be rife with fish, shellfish, and seaweed.” She takes a breath and continues, “And there is an interconnectedness between the land and sea here that is amazing.
Artist and gardener David Geiger created a vibrant, ever-changing aquatic habitat at his wooded Chilmark property.
If you ask any farmer or gardener on Martha’s Vineyard, they’ll tell you that manure is one of our most precious resources.
Preparing your yard and gardens for winter can take a fair amount of work and organization each year.
You can enliven the landscape and help cultivate the Island’s rich ecological diversity by planting wildflowers.