Kristin Sabat of Mattituck says, “We used cedar boards and 4x4s to frame it. There’s a brick floor that’s pitched to a drain in the middle that goes to a drywell. My husband and I use it every day from spring ’till fall unless it’s pouring rain.
What’s not to love? You’ve just come back sandy from the beach or dirty from tilling the soil or sweaty from hiking the local trails (actually, no excuse needed) and you’re grubby, so you jump in the shower — make that your outdoor shower. (more…)
Designing a garden that provides beauty and interest throughout all four seasons is a gardener’s dream. It often takes years of trial and error (not to mention weeding, watering and soil preparation) and experimenting with different plants and conditions to achieve this often elusive goal.
Master Gardener Alice Levien of Cutchogue has met the challenge and created a garden full of pleasing plant combinations, providing year-round visual enjoyment. (more…)
For the over-50 crowd — and please note: The youngest baby boomers turn 50 this year! — the word “reinvention” is often bandied about (and “renewal,” “transformation,” “reflection” and “reimagining” are close behind). (more…)
Every region has its go-to eating spots. Known to locals and savvy out of towners alike, these North Fork mainstays are essential for your bucket list. You can’t be here without visiting each at least once. They’re high-end, high-quality and perfect when you have out-of-town guests or even when looking for just a quiet dinner for two.