What to do with a farm that’s been in the family since George Washington was president? Jan Richenburg decided to keep it contained.
An improved flow helps create a pleasing outdoor party area for a former chef and his family.
In Topsfield, a daylily field basks in the midsummer sun.
Fish Brook is the wetland backdrop for a harmoniously designed residential landscape.
Loved by hummingbirds, colorful fuchsia hybrids add interest — and tropical flair — to cool spots in the garden.
Interior designer Lisa Melone Cloughen shares her tips for creating a backyard getaway.
Local designers weigh in on putting together the perfect outdoor kitchen to enjoy during New England summers.
Leafy arbors in all shapes and styles beckon you down garden paths. Get inspired by these nine beautiful examples.
Stewardship and a mature garden thrive in Topsfield.
The type of hydrangea you have determines when it’s time to trim.
Find out how to use sculptures, benches, and plants to draw the eye and direct attention in the landscape.
Brighten winter gardens with trees and shrubs chosen for colorful berries and beautiful branches.
Plunge pools are a great option for any size yard.
Landscape architect Julie Moir Messervy creates a pond that results in a private oasis.
Screen that unfavorable view, maximize privacy, and protect against strong winds and noise pollution—with plants.
The Araneo garden is an ever-unfolding work of art by people who know how to breathe life into stone.
Turn lack of sunlight to your garden's advantage with these shade-loving show stoppers
Tips and projects for sprucing up your home’s view from the curb this fall season
At 200-plus years old, this Salisbury farm is rich with history and local color
360 Sports & SynGrass specializes in every type of sportscape—from basketball and tennis courts to putting greens and playgrounds
Industry leaders explain outdoor kitchen basics
Artistry, mindfulness, and technical skill come together in the form of spirited land and homescapes
Dress up the exterior of your home with this simple fix
As the warm weather approaches it's time to spruce up your exteriors
Always have home court advantage
Entertain family and friends with increasingly popular outdoor fire features.
Avoid the pitfalls of poorly placed plants. Choose wisely and make a sterling statement.
The right choice of pool and outdoor entertaining area can turn a home into a weekend retreat for family and friends
A Topsfield homeowner and avid gardener makes the discovery of a lifetime in her own backyard