A glimpse of the West Tisbury garden tended by Nina Schneider until her death last year.

By Phyllis Meras


With high oil and gas prices, Vineyarders are searching for ways to lower their heating bills. To respond, businesses on-Island are offering new technologies, which tend to be greener too.

By Charlie Cameron


After architect Michael Ball built one house on the Vineyard to live in, he did it again. Now he’s planning another move off-Island, but he’ll leave his mark with these two decidedly different designs.

By Brooks Robards


An Oak Bluffs couple’s thoughtful (and thrifty) three-stage reformation.

By Joyce Wagner


How do you prepare rhododendrons for winter?

By Tom Dresser


Through their work at Vineyard Gardens, Jeremiah Brown and Janice Haynes have gleaned plenty of plants headed to the compost pile. With a lot more labor at home, they’ve designed a lush enclave for their six-year-old West Tisbury colonial.

By Elaine Pace


Guitarist Arlen Roth collects his favorite instrument – as well as vintage cars, toys, and memorabilia.

By Niki Patton


For actress Amy Brenneman and her family, their simple Vineyard home is a gateway to a relaxed lifestyle that’s a welcome contrast to Hollywood.

By Brooks Robards


Some tips and products to make your household a little more eco-friendly

By Carole Gothard


The grand champion of the invaders is Oriental bittersweet, Celastrus orbiculatus.

By Jim Miller


A how to guide.

By Susan Catling


Creative minds, voices, and hands from all over the Island and beyond came together to fashion this colorful and artistic home on Four Winds Lane in Chilmark.

By Lauren Martin