HOME & DESIGN:

Arches, Arbors and Pergolas

Arches, arbors and pergolas add character to the landscape. They are permanent presences, not just seasonal performers. They interact with plants ...

GLORIOUS GARDENS

The East End of Long Island is known for our beautiful beaches, farm fields, equestrian heritage and commercial fishing industry. Artists revere the ...

Spring Beauties

In flower gardens and landscapes, spring begins with bulbs. Here on the East End some of the earliest—and most welcome—color in our landscapes and gardens comes from bulbs. Their bright...

Plant Ahead

With summer long gone and winter on the way, now is a good time to plan for some early flowers in your landscape next spring. It’s also time to plant bulbs that will wake up your ....

Warming Trend

Summer’s in the rear view mirror now, but there’s still plenty of fine weather ahead of us. Autumn is a golden season here on the East End. For my money, it’s the best season of the year. ...

Defying Drought

Summer can bring spells of dry weather on the East End, sometimes lasting for weeks. With the population expanding, times of drought bring with them restrictions on water usage. And that can affect the plants in our landscapes. Using...

Water’s Edge

If you have a wet place on your property, maybe alongside a pond or a small stream, or just a place where the soil never seems to dry out, you probably know that the roses and hydrangeas found in so many East End landscapes don’t thrive there. The standard directive for many plants is to give them soil that is “moist but well ...

Long Bloomers

Perennials are mainstays of many East End flower gardens, and for good reason. Unlike the annual impatiens and petunias and geraniums planted in pots and beds for the summer, perennials don’t need to be replanted every year...

Hot, Hotter, Hottest!

Summer is time to celebrate, and all across the East End the peak season is here. It’s time to dive into all summertime has to offer. The beach beckons. There are barbecues, parties and concerts, art exhibits to see, new restaurants to try...

Sign Up Today!
  • GET THE LATEST ISSUE DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX
Property Search

CITY, STATE or ZIP

PRICE RANGE


to

BEDROOMS

BATHROOMS

TYPE

Our picks
FROM INSTAGRAM