Home & Garden

Tour a Snow Globe-Inspired Vermont Ski House

How Designer Lisa Ehrlich transformed a 1980s Vermont saltbox into a modern, relaxing mountain escape.

By Yankee Magazine

A Ready-to-Move 1740 Connecticut Colonial | House for Sale

A Connecticut couple has an unbeatable historic real estate deal for DIY types: one 18th-century gem, you supply the setting.

By Joe Bills

New England Architecture | Guide to House Styles in New England

From Colonial, Georgian, and Federal to Greek Revival and Victorian, here’s a guide to New England architecture for the roadside historian.

By Nancy Zerbey

The Influencer | At Home in Connecticut with Sandra Morgan Downie

In creating a home “you don’t want to leave,” Sandra Morgan Downie has drawn thousands of followers to her online doorstep.

By Mel Allen

House for Sale | The Inn at Crystal Lake in Eaton, New Hampshire

If you dream of welcoming guests to your own White Mountain retreat, here it is.

By Joe Bills

African Violets Care and Feeding | Grow Healthy African Violets

Wondering how to grow and care for African violets? Our expert answers to questions relating to watering, fertilizing, repotting, and more are here to help.

By Jessie Crisafulli

Best Fall Porch Plants

Looking to enhance your outdoor fall decor? Learn which fall porch plants we like the best, plus tips for displaying and maintenance.

By Shelley Wigglesworth

Is Burning Bush Invasive? | Gardening Advice

Is burning bush invasive? Learn more about this common landscape plant, plus several burning bush substitutes that pose no threat.

By R. Wayne Mezitt

When to Cut Perennial Plants Down | Gardening Advice

There’s more than one way to answer the annual question of when to cut perennial plants down in the fall. Here’s our advice.

By C.L. Fornari

What Do Ladybugs Eat? | All About Ladybugs

These harmless insects can be a blessing in a garden, but a nuisance in a home. Learn more about the ever-popular ladybug and see why they might be worthy of

By Chris Burnett

The Glass House on the Hill | A Modern Martha’s Vineyard Home Tour

A Martha’s Vineyard stunner that Frank Lloyd Wright would have loved.

By Yankee Magazine

A Bridge to the Future

Family-owned for nearly four decades, The Barn Yard creates a one-of-a-kind display of its craftsmanship.

By Joe Bills

Tour Embroidery Artist Sarah K. Benning’s Colorful 1873 Victorian Home

Overflowing with art, plants, and thrift-store treasures, embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning’s colorful home in Keene, New Hampshire, represents a dream come true.

By Katherine Keenan

Old House, New Life | An Updated Antique Cape Cod Home Tour

When Dana Paradis and Guido Domke fell in love with an antique house in Massachusetts, they were still New Yorkers—but that would change.

By Kate Whouley

The House at Allen Cove | E.B. White House Tour

E.B. White wrote some of the most enduring words in American literature from his farm in Brooklin, Maine. Now, the house, barn, and 44 acres could be yours.

By Mel Allen

How to Keep Squirrels Out of Bird Feeders | Simple Solutions

Squirrels are notorious pests when it comes to stealing bird food. Here are three ways to keep squirrels out of bird feeders.

By Earl Proulx

Stop Rocking Chairs from Sliding | Rocking Chair Repair

When your rocking chair turns into a walking chair, it’s time to take action. Here are a few rocking chair repair tips to stop rocking chairs from sliding.

By Earl Proulx

Poison Ivy and Oak Treatment

Stop suffering in silence! Learn how to treat poison ivy and oak with these remedies that soothe the itch as quickly as possible.

By The Editors of Yankee Magazine

How to Get Rid of Bats in the Attic

At a proper distance, bats can be excellent neighbors. Once they invade your space, however, it’s another story. Here’s how to get rid of bats in your home.

By Joe Bills

Keep Deer Out of the Garden | 5 Non-Toxic Gardening Tips

Try these methods to keep deer out of the garden without using chemicals and or spending a lot of money.

By Shelley Wigglesworth