A Chappaquiddicker evolves along with her land.

Margaret Knight

After Michael Faraca unexpectedly found himself working in a garden – and enjoying it – he educated himself in quintessential design, and with a couple of Anglophile clients, went on to develop a decidedly formal side.

Mike Seccombe

The entire width of my front yard morphed into a galaxy of pink blossoms two hundred and fifty feet wide. Cherry trees. Three full-grown Kwanzan ornamentals perfectly planted in a row, in bloom. It looked like Mother Nature had thrown me the party of a lifetime.

HJ Bernstein

The off-season is the best time to prep your lawn, plants, and garden to go chemical-free.

Linda Black

Don’t be scared away by its reputation for being difficult to grow: If you choose the right variety for your home, you’ll surely see an orchid blooming inside this winter.

Jeanne Campbell

After Hurricane Bob, a little Japanese-style garden on Chappy became the Mytoi of today.

Sally Bennett

Plein air painting at Polly Hill Arboretum and beyond.

Shelley Christiansen

The gardens at Edgartown’s Charlotte Inn have an effortless feel.

Jan Pogue