Experts answer home and garden questions.

Tom Dresser

Suzie Wasserman owns one of Music Street’s charmingly traditional homes in West Tisbury, but don’t for a minute think it’s a house locked in the past.

Brooks Robards

South Mountain Company of West Tisbury builds some of the most expensive homes on Martha’s Vineyard. It also builds more affordable housing than any other design and construction firm on the Island. The funny thing is, South Mountain builds both types of house in much the same way.

Ian Fein

A lifelong resident of Chappaquiddick watched a big, new house rise up where scrub and trees once grew. At first glance, it looked like just another out-of-place manor imposing itself on the wilderness. Then she met the family who owned it.

Margaret Knight

Notable Island designers and builders identify the rooms that best express their aesthetic.

Joyce Wagner

Adam and Gabrielle Spiegel bought a run-down former wayside tavern in West Tisbury. Though the restoration of the property and its majestic walls is finally complete, Adam Spiegel may be seeing it for the last time.

Brooks Robards

Denys Wortman finds you really can go home again.

Holly Nadler

One Vose family member describes it as “the center of our universe,” and goes on to say that “we continually ask ourselves, ‘How did we get so lucky? Why us?’ ”

Ali Berlow