You hate them. Your house hates them. But carpenter bees might just be your garden’s best friend.

Matt Pelikan

When the crowds head home, the squirrels, skunks, and geese move in.

Mary Breslauer

Forget about feral skunks, geese, and deer. It’s turkey time.

Nelson Sigelman

Susie Nedley of Bee Well has just the hive for you.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

They hatch from eggs the size of billiard balls and head for the sea with one thing on their minds: if I make it big someday, I’m going to summer on the Vineyard.

Sara Brown

If you teach a kid to fish, you may wind up with a friend for life.

Nelson Sigelman

Come spring, Vermonter Andy Rice is every Island sheep’s best friend.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

Clamming on Martha’s Vineyard in the off-season is a pleasant and rewarding outdoor pursuit.

Nelson Sigelman