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Building a Rock Wall | Ask the Expert

Building a Rock Wall | Ask the Expert

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In the middle of the 19th century, when America was still a farming nation, more than 250,000 miles... Read More »

Building and Maintenance Tips: Patios

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The outside living season is short in New England, so it’s important to make the most of it.... Read More »

Camping Gear: New England’s Finest

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1. L.L.Bean’s four-person Ultra Dome tent ($189) sets up fast, keeps bugs out, and provides plenty of ventilation... Read More »

Cape Cod Houses: Shingle-Style

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

SLIDE SHOW: Cape Cod Houses This is a story about summer and light. About inner and outer beauty... Read More »

Cape Cod Kindling | Newspaper Knots

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

Useful stuff from 75 years of Yankee. Edith Hunter of Waitsfield, Vermont, submitted this in January 1991. One... Read More »

Captain George Eldredge House in Mystic, Connecticut | House for Sale

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Built on the banks of the Mystic River in 1791, the historic Captain George Eldredge House is finally... Read More »

Checklist for Closing Up Summer Cottages

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Closing up your summer camp or cottage can be a chore, but it beats the alternative of opening... Read More »

Choose the Right Finish for Wood Floors

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When choosing the finish for your wood floor, you’ll need to select one of two basic types: penetrating... Read More »

Choose the Right Product to Refinish Furniture

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When furnishing a home or apartment, deciding to buy used furniture and fix it up is a sound... Read More »

Christmas at the Van Allsburgs’

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It should come as no surprise that in Chris Van Allsburg’s house in Providence, Rhode Island, it’s always... Read More »

Christmas Decor | Bright White Nights

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Shades of silver, gray, and white echo winter and ice, while black reminds us that this is the... Read More »

Christmas Terrarium

Christmas Terrarium

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Attention, non-crafters! This project is an idea as much as it is a craft, and you don’t need... Read More »

Classic Christmas Decorating

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The Concord, New Hampshire, bungalow that Matthew and his wife, Jenny, call home is decked out for Christmas.... Read More »

Clean China Dishes the Old-fashioned Way

9 votes, 3.89 avg. rating (77% score)

Follow these old-time tips for cleaning china to remove stains and add shine to your favorite dishware. From... Read More »

Clean Wool Rugs with Snow

Clean Wool Rugs with Snow

9 votes, 4.22 avg. rating (83% score)

Old-time New Englanders swear that the best way to clean wool rugs or blankets is with snow—it doesn’t... Read More »

Clean Your Bedroom in Five Minutes or Less

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Five minutes is all you need to tidy up even the messiest bedroom, says Barbara Webster, president of... Read More »

Cleaning Tips for Patios and Decks

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Banish dirt and grime from outdoor entertaining areas by following these cleaning tips for patios and decks. Protect... Read More »

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in  the Shade

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens | Made in the Shade

11 votes, 4.73 avg. rating (93% score)

At Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, horticulture guru Bill Cullina celebrates the beauty of the state’s most overlooked landscapes:... Read More »

Cobb Hill in Hartland, VT | House for Sale

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We pulled into a parking spot near a huge red barn and silo. Perched along a couple of... Read More »

Companion Planting to Get Rid of Garden Pests

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Despite their size, or lack there-of, the creepy-crawly and winged variety of pests can do serious damage to... Read More »

Concord, MA: Hawthorne Inn

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If you’ve ever wondered what it’d take to convert your home to a great getaway, consider the experience... Read More »

Container Gardens | Flower Power

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Patrick Shellman from Fantastic Umbrella Factory Garden shares his best tips for creating dazzling container gardens that are... Read More »

Control Lily Leaf Beetles | Gardening Advice

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The leaves on my lily plants are all tattered and chewed. I noticed small bright-orange/red beetles on them,... Read More »

Cottage Addition on a Budget

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When graphic designer Carol Kolodny built her cottage in Vineyard Haven in 1981, she had plenty of room... Read More »

Cottage in Historic Middletown, RI

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It falls quietly, here in this gentle clearing, snow as downy as a feather. Brushing up against the... Read More »

Covered Bridge Driveway

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The lone covered bridge in Whitingham, Vermont, is on Ed and Diane Takorian’s hillside property. With gable ends,... Read More »

Crafts | Heart Button Pillow

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Here’s a lovely pillow you can whip up as a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart or as... Read More »



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