Stunning Stewartia On Wednesday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to noon join Polly Hill Arboretum director Tim Boland for a look a stewartias, a...

Ouch — both literally and metaphorically. I will say pointedly that thistle has some sharp issues. To look at this plant, one might think of a...

By LYNNE IRONS I am crazy about the Kousa dogwood. They seem to be everywhere. I have two just out of infancy and hope for them a long life...

bunting

Indigo buntings must be the deepest and brightest blue of all the birds we are likely to see on the Island. A close-up view of a male in good...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº June 20 75 56 .00 June 21 77 64 Trace June 22 81 63 .00 June 23 80 65 ....

rainbow over the water

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL Recreational anglers are seeing the best fishing for early summer. Water temperatures remain on the cool side, so...

Friday, June 20: A large gibbous moon hangs low over the western sky at dawn on the first day of summer. Mostly sunny afternoon. Bicycles...

Magnolias Tour Magnolias, with their showy, fragrant flowers, were one of Polly Hill’s favorites. As a result, the arboretum she founded in...

sign

Julian Barbosa was raised on a farm where he learned to cook with vegetables grown in his backyard. When he moved to Martha’s Vineyard four...

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