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The New New England Heirlooms

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Favorite Gibson Pewter piece: “Probably our Gleason bull’s-eye whale-oil lamp. It’s a reproduction of a 19th-century piece by... Read More »

The Upcycled Garden | Salvaged Materials in the Garden

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Equally encouraging for the aspiring DIY backyarder: Jeff’s lack of early carpentry skills. “I had zero woodworking background,”... Read More »

The Way Things Work

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Know a student who might be your town’s next science fair award winner? For kids ages 5 to... Read More »

The Whole World in Your Hands

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Robert Forenza calls his Hugg-a-Planet stuffed Earth “the teddy bear of the 21st century.” You can hug it... Read More »

Three Rules for Transplanting Perennials

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Harry Harper grew perennials from the 1940s until 1965 in a windy spot in Eden, New York, where... Read More »

Tiny Trees

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Nothing is more festive than a Christmas tree. Matthew buys small live trees, wraps colorful textured fabric around... Read More »

Tips for Displaying Art

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“Art doesn’t need to be priceless or exotic to create warmth and personality. It just has to be... Read More »

Tips for Flower Arrangements

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Ever wonder how flower farmers and florists make their bouquets so pretty and full? If you have a... Read More »

Tips for Fresh-Cut Evergreens

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Joe Phelan, owner of Gulf Pond Trees in Perkinsville, Vermont (802-263-5458), offers these hints for keeping a fresh-cut... Read More »

Tips for Polishing Silverware

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Want to keep your silver in tip-top shape? The best way to clean silver is to use and... Read More »

Tips for Shopping at Garage Sales and Flea Markets

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Follow these tips to get the best deals at yard sales and flea markets. Keep Your Money in... Read More »

Tips to Wash Windows

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Nobody enjoys washing windows, but it’s a chore that has to be done. When you want your glass... Read More »

Toys from New England’s Finest

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Delight your children throughout the holiday season — and all year long — with these classic yet innovative... Read More »

Traditional Architecture in A Modern Home

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Tree Planting Guidelines

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A former floral designer and interior plantscaper, Kathie Bond-Borie has spent 20 years as a garden writer/editor, including... Read More »

Treetop Retreat Resources

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Resources Doug Riley, Black River Log Homes, Springfield, VT. 802-885-8423. Treehouses: The Art and Craft of Living Out... Read More »

Treetop Retreat: Home Projects

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Project: Backyard Tree House Jeannie and Gus Merwin’s backyard is 14 acres of New Hampshire woodland. “Peaceful” is... Read More »

Trellis Coat Rack

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Designer Matthew Mead has a flair for creating home ideas that recast familiar items in inventive ways. Consider... Read More »

Turn Your House Into an Energy Star

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Received third-party verification by working with a home-energy rater who conducted onsite testing and inspections to verify their... Read More »

Tuttle’s Family Farm | House for Sale

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“People ask me, ‘Don’t you just want to die? Isn’t this the saddest thing that’s ever happened to... Read More »

Unity House | A Leed Platinum Sustainable House

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“That’s about $65,000 worth of photovoltaic panels sitting up there, I’m told,” says Steve Mulkey, Unity’s newest president.... Read More »

Used Wood Furniture Checklist

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You’re in the market for wooden furniture, have a budget, and want to get the best-and longest-lasting-furniture your... Read More »

Velvet-Ribbon Ornaments

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Here’s another great entry-level holiday craft. If you can wrap ribbon around a frame, you can make this... Read More »

Vermont Daylillies

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The weather has been so glorious lately and my thoughts are turning to the beautiful corner of northern... Read More »

Vermont: The Matter of an Old Barn

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What about hiring out the repairs? Here’s the obvious solution, one I’ve investigated. I’m told that for $100,000... Read More »

Vintage Board Games | Antiques and Collectibles

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To stoic Yankee stock, I’m that most unnatural of New Englanders: a person who wears her heart on... Read More »

Waltham Pocket Watches | Antiques & Collectibles

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If you ask someone for the time these days, you’ll likely find that instead of checking his wrist,... Read More »



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