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It is a part of all of our summer walks to scope out and remember where the wild grapes are growing the best. Last weekend after finding sparse fruits in...

If you grew heirloom tomates in your garden this year and you want to save them to plant again next year, check out this timely post from Margaret Roach.  http...

Crape Myrtle is often grown in climates warmer then ours. Bun it can thrive in protected areas around the island. There are a couple nice examples of this cool...

by Jack Fritsch

The following post was submitted by Jack Fritsch, owners of The Antiques Depot. The Antiques Depot hosted a children’s writing contest this summer to encourage...

submitted by Mary-Adair Macaire

It was love that introduced me to Nantucket.  The love of a boy, who escorted me here on my first “long weekend date” and the coup de foudre that happened as...

submitted by Greg Creedon

This recipe originated in The New York Times.  Read the accompanying article here. Caramelized Onion Tomato Tart 1 14-ounce package all-butter puff pastry 2...

Seventeen years ago in the spring, Bartlett’s Farm began a series of free talks relating to gardening, growing and cooking. They began as “Pete’s Plant Talks”...

At work today, I was made aware that there was an Argiope aurantia that had spun her web between some of the perennials.  Every summer we have at least one of...

This article was written by Michael May, Executive Director of the Nantucket Preservation Trust, and appears on its website where you can download it in .pdf...

Thursday August 30 and Monday September 3 could be bonanza days for you if you want to cook or preserve tomatoes in any way, shape or form.  John Bartlett is...

Bill and Ruth Blount were some of the first people we met when we landed on Nantucket 26 years ago.  Working at Bartlett’s, we got to know the Blounts as the...

The fleeting peach season is nearly over, and I spent the weekend trying to preserve as many as I could.  Back in the 60’s and 70’s, Mom and I canned hundreds...

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