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The Fixers | New England Antique Repair Experts

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Have a broken heirloom clock, book, or china teacup that needs repairing? How about an antique doorknob that... Read More »

The House With An Indoor Privy | House For Sale

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This 18th-century former stagecoach stop was also home to the very first indoor privy in the Berkshires town of... Read More »

The Man Who Invented Nostalgia

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If necessity is the mother of invention, what gives birth to reinvention? Is it dire necessity? A quest... Read More »

The Meaning of Flowers

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When you learn the meaning of flowers, you can be thoughtful, mysterious, and creative all at once when... Read More »

The Migis Touch: Creating the Lodge Look

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Joan and Tim Porta have literally made a career of interior decorating. They travel to several gift shows... Read More »

The New England Farmstead | New England’s Gifts

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We found a historic New England farmstead in New Boston, New Hampshire, featuring Moses Eaton stenciling, 105 acres,... Read More »

The New New England Heirlooms

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Slide Show: New England Heirlooms Our six-state region is filled with talented artisans crafting beautiful (and functional) pieces... Read More »

The Not-So-Little Vegetable Garden that Could

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Bill and Eileen Elliott  found their way to self-sufficiency with more than a little help from their vegetable... Read More »

The Upcycled Garden | Salvaged Materials in the Garden

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  An enormous “O” hangs in Jeff Soderbergh’s backyard, dangling from a cherry tree like a giant earring.... Read More »

The Upcyclers at Todd Farm

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Three professional furniture restorers take us treasure-hunting at Todd Farm, showing us how to turn one man’s trash... 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 to Carve Jack-o’-Lanterns and Dress-up Pumpkins

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Halloween is—after only Christmas—the most lavishly decorated holiday of the year. Neighbors try to outdo one another; schools... Read More »

Tips to Make Old Houses Energy Efficient

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This historic-homes expert shares her tips for making old houses energy efficient.   No matter how much you... 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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Also read Sandy Wells’s 10 tips for antiques collectors. Drive just under a mile off interstate 89 near... Read More »

Treat Bee Stings and Other Bug Bites

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One of the downsides to summer, bee stings can be pretty painful annoyances. And there are plenty of... Read More »

Tree Planting Guidelines

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A tree is an investment into the future, so it’s important to give every tree you plant the... 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 »

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