Something there may be that doesn’t love a wall, according to Robert Frost, but who can resist a white picket fence?

No one in Edgartown, it would seem.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

Perched above Lambert’s Cove Road in West Tisbury, with views across the wetlands to Vineyard Sound and the Elizabeth Islands, The Folly is Friederike and Jeremy Biggs’s unexpected paean to classical Italian living. Their two-story stucco villa and surrounding seventeen acres reflect the couple’s passion for travel, art, romance, whimsy, comfort, and natural beauty. And while post-and-beam architecture and weathered shingles may be more the norm on Martha’s Vineyard, the Biggses have somehow managed to make their Folly appear right at home.

Karla Araujo

Protective measures help plants survive the crueler months.

Nicole Grace Mercier

A gardener’s tale of creating an old-fashioned romantic garden for actors Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson.

Peggy Schwier

Over some twenty years, this Chilmark property has offered up considerable creative opportunities in its yard and gardens.

Laura D. Roosevelt

Renowned among Island gardeners, Paul Jackson has spent years working the soil in his Edgartown home garden, with awe-inspiring results.

Susan Catling

Five ways to brighten gardens with color and texture during the dormant season.

Tim Boland

Fifteen tried-and-true perennials, plus a few other thoughts on flowers and foliage.

Peggy Schwier

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