HOME & DESIGN:

Tropical Beauties

Vines are the special effects department of the garden. They bring vertical lines that draw your eye upward. Climbing vines can make a small garden seem larger. Their twining, tendrilled forms bring a touch...

The Magic Of Water

Water animates a garden and brings it to life. Moving water brings its quiet music as it gurgles and splashes or shoots into the air and falls back into a pool below. Still water is hypnotic—a mirror...

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 ...

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