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Where to Find Materials

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Craft stores (whether you visit in person or online) such as Jo-Ann, A. C. Moore, and Michaels are... Read More »

Where to find Wallace Nutting

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The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut (wadsworthatheneum.org), is home to the largest portion of Wallace Nutting’s collection of... Read More »

While in New Bedford

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Don’t miss the whales, more gardens, and Portuguese food. Read More »

Whiting & Davis Mesh Purses | Antiques & Collectibles

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Look for bags with minimal tarnish and little loss to the mesh or enamel. The hinge and clasp... Read More »

Who Was Rufus Porter?

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Most people think of Rufus Porter as the itinerant muralist who traveled New England from the early 1820s... Read More »

Whole-House Fan Resources

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From: Clifton Below, Commissioner NH Public Utilities Commission 21 S. Fruit Street, Suite 10 Concord, NH 03301-2429 603-271-2290... Read More »

Why Didn’t My Poinsettia Plants Turn Red? | Gardening Advice

Why Didn’t My Poinsettia Plants Turn Red? | Gardening Advice

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A year ago last spring, I put two healthy (still red) poinsettias in my garden. In the fall,... Read More »

Will exposed roots damage plants?

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On frosty mornings, some of the plants I put in last fall seem to be lifted out of... Read More »

Win a Copy of 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints

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Want a chance to win a copy of 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints, by the editors of Yankee Magazine?... Read More »

Winter Gardening: Eliot Coleman

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For more than 30 years, Eliot Coleman of Harborside, Maine, has successfully grown food in winter without heated... Read More »

Winter Window Garden | Christmas Decor

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Brighten a window with living color by creating this window garden. Stick vials with suction cups onto the... Read More »

Wisteria Vine and Grapevine | Gardening Advice

Wisteria Vine and Grapevine | Gardening Advice

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We recently bought a new home with a thriving grapevine, but we’re not sure about the upkeep, care,... Read More »

Witch Hazel and Shrubs | Real Solutions

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A member of the dogwood family, cornelian cherry has been favored for centuries, particularly in Europe, for its... Read More »

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation

Witch Hazel | Landscaping Recommendation

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Last March my neighbor brought me a cut branch of a fragrant flower he called “witch hazel”; he... Read More »

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire Properties | House for Sale

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Turned out that the Tuftonboro property is a nine-room condominium with three bedrooms, two fireplaces, a detached garage,... Read More »

Wonder Bulb: Amaryllis

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In midwinter, you couldn’t dream up a better “blah buster” than the amaryllis. This flower is popular for... Read More »

Woodland Scene Terrarium

Woodland Scene Terrarium

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Use the natural materials found in your own backyard to make this woodland scene terrarium. Materials to Make... Read More »

Word of Advice

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On growing old: “Finally, we don’t need to take guff from anybody.” Read More »

Wreath Sale: A Circle for Life

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The creations get zanier as the hours of the workshop tick away. And sure enough, right before they... Read More »

Wreaths for Sale

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The Lucy’s Hearth 6th Annual Designer Wreath Sale will be held Saturday, December 2, from 9 to 1... Read More »

Yankee Classic: Guide to House Styles in New England

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FOR YOUR INFORMATION An excellent keep-in-the-car reference is A Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia and Lee... Read More »

Yankee Humor | Welcome to Your Really Old House

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Congratulations! As the proud new owner of a vintage New England home, you can look forward to many... Read More »

Yellow Dye

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Combine 5 tablespoons of ground turmeric with the base and stir well. Simmer just until the turmeric dissolves,... Read More »

You Can Go Home Again

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Edie’s art, of course, is a big part of the décor, too. Her studio is here, and her... Read More »

YOU’LL NEED:

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· 12 horizontal vintage postcards · hexagonal (6-sided) clip lampshade frame, 5″ top diameter x 8″ bottom diameter... Read More »