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Hellebores blooming in December.

There are cherry trees and flowering almonds blooming all over Nantucket.  Daffodil foliage is sprouting and I even saw a photo of an Iris in bloom in a...

The Nantucket Chronicle is proud to be sponsoring a wreath for the annual Festival of Wreaths! What could be more fitting for a news media outlet "by...

Before I moved to Nantucket I had never heard of ‘putting your garden to bed.’  My childhood gardens were mostly vegetable gardens and I guess the idea of...

Blueberry season is just about over and you may have bags and bags of the beautiful blue spheres in the freezer. Even if you only have a few cups frozen, you...

It never fails. Every time I press a fragrant rose to my nose and take a deep breath, my grandfather’s image is conjured up. Tall and tan, with sparse, snowy...
It's time to weed the garden!

There’s one thing that has to happen in every garden whether it’s ornamental or edible, new or established, and that is weeding.  Uggh you say? Can’t I just...
How do you care for daffodils to keep them blooming for years?

Spring has sprung and the daffodils are finally at peak bloom (better late than never!) A few people have asked why their daffs aren’t blooming as well as in...
Bees flock to sunflowers.

The first time someone asked me what they should plant to keep the bees out of their garden, I was dumbstruck. I thought ‘Why would you want to do that?’  But...

It’s nearly time for that uniquely Nantucket rite of spring – Daffodil weekend.  There are plenty of great events celebrating the first whiff of spring, and...
Digiplexis Flame

While Nantucket’s annual town meeting has some folks' knickers in a bunch, those of us in the gardening world are planning for, preparing for and wishing for...
3-d effect geometric in 1/2 bath that I just papered on Brant Point

Half baths and dormers and ceilings, Oh My!

In my experience as a paperhanger one of the most frequently wallpapered rooms is one half bath or as it is euphemistically referred to “The Powder room” and...
Audrey Sterk Designs

March 19-22/2015 Chelsea Piers, NYC

The latest in wallpaper and the young designers who create them! In case you missed the previous articles in this series https://www.nantucketchronicle.com/...

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