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Home & Garden

Nantucket is a beautiful island made up of beautiful homes and gardens that could be part of a movie set. However, in reality, they are real homes with real people living in them. To build, let alone maintain these properties, the services of talented professionals are required. We have many professionals that are adept at providing quality workmanship, be it architects, builders, craftsmen, interior designers, plumbers, electricians, painters, landscapers, property managers, etc. The list is lengthy.

Browse here to find some of the select individuals that you can call upon to create the beauty Nantucket is known for.

Premier Business Profile

P & M Reis Trucking, Inc.

Reis Trucking has been in business on Nantucket since 1955 and is the oldest and largest waste disposal company on the island. Due to the historic nature of the island, trash is not put out to the curb on collection day but rather is left in the barrels or bins or garages where homeowners...... Read more

Featured Business Profile

Deborah Wilson

However, as anyone who has ever run a business knows, more often than not, the boss is usually stuck in the office handling the administrative end of things. And while she does her fair share of administration duties, running the business out of her home, Deborah prides herself in literally.... Read more

Featured Business Profile

Harbor Fuel Oil Corp.

There’s nothing quite like Nantucket and there’s nothing like the friendly full service you get from Harbor Fuel. There’s nothing quite like Nantucket and there’s nothing like the friendly full service you get from Harbor Fuel. For over 3 decades, Harbor Fuel has provided Nantucket friends... Read more

Hope Chest ‘Sconset Store

When it comes to matters of design, I freely admit to lacking any sort of vision. When I hear people talk about their renovation plans after buying a home, I completely tune out. I see the house the way it is, and can’t imagine it any differently. Because of that personal shortcoming, I have... Read more

Weaving a Family Legacy

In 1931, American historian James Truslow Adams was the first to describe what came to be known as the American Dream. Today, the concept of the American Dream has morphed into a variety of different ideas. In 1904, however, two young Armenian immigrants stepped off the boat in the bustling.... Read more

An Instrument of Grace

It begins by giving the client a simple task — pick three colors. The rest is a blend of science, sunlight, tradition and practicality. Talking with Kristina Wixted about her approach to garden design is reminiscent of plein air painting. “Soil is a blank canvas,” said Wixted, owner... Read more

A Love Story

Nantucket is the sort of place that is synonymous with love. First-time visitors to the island talk about love at first sight, as they are immediately entranced by Nantucket’s natural beauty and historic charm. Spend a single wedding season on the island and you will quickly learn that more.... Read more

The Soft Side of Roofers

On the island of Nantucket, flower boxes are something of an extreme sport. Whatever the time of year may be, a casual walk around town will provide one with a front row seat to the meticulous and fabulous handiwork of our community’s florists, whether it be with yellow daffodils for spring.... Read more

Sun, Sea and Shells

Given that Nantucket is situated twenty-six miles out in the Atlantic Ocean, anyone who calls the “Little Grey Lady” their permanent home tends to have an affection for all things related to the ocean. That tendency definitely applies to year-round resident Deborah Anderson. She recently....... Read more

Simply Succulent

Succulents hold water in their leaves, stems and roots in order to sustain life through drier weather. Looking around, you can find beautiful colors and varieties that are perfect accents to add some color to your garden or indoor displays. One of the most well-known and useful succulents...... Read more

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