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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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One of the neighbors has built himself a nice new barn. He did it between noon and quitting... 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 »

Warm Glow

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1. Stone artist Lew French carefully chooses every rock that goes into his rustic yet awe-inspiring fireplaces (priced... Read More »

Waterfront Home in Bayside, Maine | House for Sale

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And the views of Penobscot Bay are spectacular … You’re not familiar with the town of Bayside? Well,... Read More »

Waterfront House in Jamestown, RI | Home Decor

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To look at Casey and Garret Roberts’ home, you’d think it was part of the coastline. Their Rhode... Read More »

What Are Oak Apple Galls? | Gardening Question

What Are Oak Apple Galls? | Gardening Question

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I’m surrounded by oak trees here, and last year I noticed numerous solid, Ping-Pong-sized balls dropping from them.... Read More »

What is the Best Way to Care for a Deck?

What is the Best Way to Care for a Deck?

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We practically live on our outdoor deck from spring through fall. By this time of the season, it’s... Read More »

When to Fertilize Shrubs | Gardening Advice

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The flowering shrubs in our landscape don’t give us much bloom in our sandy soil, even though we... Read More »

Where Kelly Shops

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Addo Novo: When McGuill needs midcentury and minimalist elements to balance out all her antiques, she heads to... Read More »

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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I could never be a nomad. It’s not the thought of traversing distant lands that turns me off;... 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 »

Willow Picnic Basket | Season’s Must-Have

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Celebrate the last warm days of the year with an al fresco meal — packed in a basket... 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 »

Witch Hazel and Shrubs | Real Solutions

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Are there trees and shrubs that flower in the fall that I can use in my landscape? —... 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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Located on the eastern side of New Hampshire’s largest lake, Wolfeboro has always been among our favorites of... 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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Over the course of our conversation with Ed and Phyllis Baker that morning, we scribbled down some of... Read More »



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