Home & Garden

How the Victorian Became the Official House of Halloween

How the stately Victorian mansion became the blueprint for haunted houses.

By Yankee Magazine

5 Luxury New England Farmhouses for Sale

These five turnkey properties will unlock your dream of agrarian elegance.

By Joe Bills

House for Sale: A 1959 Connecticut Mid-Century Modern

This fabulous fifties Connecticut home is a mid-century modern dream.

By Aimee Tucker

New England Architecture 101 – Victorian Homes

An introduction to one of New England’s classic house styles, the Victorian.

By Aimee Tucker

House for Sale: An 1890 Martha’s Vineyard Cottage Overflowing With Historic Charm

This three-season Martha’s Vineyard cottage is the perfect blend of simplicity and antique charm.

By Aimee Tucker

New England Fall Planting Guide | What to Plant Before the First Frost

Fall is a great time to work in the garden and prepare for next year’s growing season. Here are 5 top picks for fall planting in New England.

By Shelley Wigglesworth

Climate Change: Predicting the Future of Fall Foliage in New England

The latest weather data show that New England nights are getting warmer. So what does that mean for the “warm, sunny days and crisp, clear nights” foliage setup?

By Jim Salge

How to Grow Oak Trees from Acorns

Late fall is the perfect time of year to collect acorns to grown into mighty oak trees. Learn how to grow oak trees from acorns with these easy instructions.

By Shelley Wigglesworth

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

How the Casual Luxury of Shingle Style Came to Define the Grand New England Summer Cottage

How the relaxed and informal Shingle Style came to be considered “the architecture of the American summer.”

By Yankee Magazine

Home Tour | A Martha’s Vineyard-Inspired Coastal Cottage

Find dreamy summer coastal cottage inspiration in Menemsha, one of the latest custom designs from Yankee Barn Homes.

By Aimee Tucker

Built to Last: Ode to the Cape Cod House

Year in and year out, nothing says New England like a Cape Cod house.

By Bruce Irving

Get Inspired By These Charming New England Summer Cottages

A charming collection of New England summer cottages from the pages of Yankee.

By Aimee Tucker

New England Architecture 101 – The Cape Cod House and Saltbox Cape

Early Colonial homes may have been designed simple and solid to withstand harsh New England winters, but our fondness for the classic Cape Cod house style remains remarkably strong.

By Aimee Tucker

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 Tips

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