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Early Blooms in New England

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Gardeners know winter really does end, and spring color always returns. Pansies, daffodils, and forsythia commonly herald the... Read More »

Easter Table Settings | Home Decor

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Spring at last! And in the spirit of the season, I love decorating my dining room table for... Read More »

Easy Ways to Clean Shower Curtains

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Wash the Shower Curtain Squirting and scrubbing a filmy shower curtain can take a lot of time, but... Read More »

Energy Efficient: Vermont Five-Star Home

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This brand-new house in Vermont has everything — a spacious kitchen with soapstone counters, a great room with... Read More »

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

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Floral and plant motifs fill your home, thanks to Patricia Spratt’s fine table linens and accessories. Fabrics are... Read More »

Expert Tips to Build a Compost Bin

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Fred Davis knows the value of good compost. For 24 years, he and his wife, Linda, have owned... Read More »

Facts About Evergreen Trees

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Fresh Christmas trees are like sponges: Their moisture alone weighs more than the tree itself does when dry.... Read More »

Fall Chore Shortcuts | Gardening Advice

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Autumn is a beautiful time of year in New England. Spend more time enjoying it and less time... Read More »

Fall Foliage Scene Terrarium

Fall Foliage Scene Terrarium

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Do you wish you could enjoy New England’s majestic display of autumnal colors all year long? You can... Read More »

Family Tradition

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Gretchen and her daughters, Megan and Phoebe, and their families celebrate Christmas Eve together. True to the artist’s... Read More »

Farm in Northumberland, New Hampshire | House for Sale

Farm in Northumberland, New Hampshire | House for Sale

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Lost Nation? You’ve never heard of it? Well, it’s a real place, consisting of the northern New Hampshire... Read More »

Farm Scene Terrarium

Farm Scene Terrarium

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This farm scene terrarium calls to mind the rolling hills of Vermont’s countryside. Materials to Make a Farm... Read More »

Fenway Gardens: Community Gardening in Boston

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Drivers rolling down Boston’s Boylston Street are sometimes surprised to see — amid the concrete and high-rises —... Read More »

Fetchstix Dog Toys | Only in New England

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When we first heard about Fetchstix, the initial question that came to mind was: “Is this an example... Read More »

Five Inexpensive Gift Basket Ideas

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Gift baskets are wonderful for many occasions. The best — and most frugal — is one you fill... Read More »

Fleurs de Light

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Adorn your favorite lamp with a wreath of pressed blooms. Jennifer Allen crafts these delicate-yet-sturdy fiberglass lampshades ($50-$100)... Read More »

Follow the Leader

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You won’t see a mama cow and her young like these on any Vermont hillside! Thanks to the... Read More »

Follow These Steps

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1. Tape 2 postcards to a sheet of paper, making sure there’s no space between top and bottom... Read More »

Foolproof Roses | Winter-Hardy Varieties

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Rose envy may be a thing of the past with these winter-hardy varieties. Not far from Mark Twain’s... Read More »

Force Amaryllis Bulbs to Bloom

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Add a little color and beauty to your surroundings this winter by forcing amaryllis bulbs to bloom. A... Read More »

Frank Sprague | Artisan Profile

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Like any resourceful Vermonter, Frank Sprague is a man of diverse talents. As a master stonemason, he turns... Read More »

Garden Paths and Hardscapes

Garden Paths and Hardscapes

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Good landscaping is about more than just plants. Paths, benches, walls, water features — they’re all part of... Read More »

Garden Solution: Get Rid of Slugs

Garden Solution: Get Rid of Slugs

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Slugs are garden pests that can wreak havoc on your prized plants as they chomp their way through... Read More »

Garden Tools with Style

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How does your garden grow? With style, if you use streamlined, neutral-hued tools and accessories created by Fernanda... Read More »

Gardening Advice from Farmer Tracie

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VIDEOS: Start Seeds Indoors Harvest Garlic Weed Control Tomato Plant Tips What’s the secret to getting your tomato... Read More »

Gardening Question | Why Don’t Hardy Mums Survive the Winter?

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Every fall I buy beautiful hardy mums, but they don’t seem to survive the winter in my landscape.... Read More »

Gardening Tips for Beginers | Planting Vegetable Gardens, Trees, and Lawn Care

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Get out in the garden, even if you’ve never been there before, with these tips for gardeners —... Read More »



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