07/23/19 5:47am

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This East Marion home offers more than 600-feet of private beachfront property, perfect for those looking for “a true beach house,” said realtor Alexander Aquino of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Sweeping views of the Long Island Sound and Great Peconic Bay can be seen from every corner of this contemporary style retreat, situated on 3.85 acres. (more…)

07/16/19 5:55am

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House hunting can be tricky. Even with a healthy budget and worthy options, sometimes the perfect home doesn’t exist — until you build it, of course. At the exclusive 25-acre Pandion compound on Shelter Island, discerning buyers have the opportunity to make their dream home a reality. (more…)

07/11/19 6:00am

John and Maria Verderber and their three children at their family nursery in Aquebogue. (Credit: David Benthal)

There are lots of family businesses on the North Fork, but Verderber Nursery and landscape design company is a literal family tree. Run by husband-and-wife team John and Maria Verderber and their three children, aged 26 to 28, it’s safe to say that a love of horticulture and landscape design runs in the family. 

Headquartered in Aquebogue but with plant-growing operations in Jamesport, Mattituck, Southold and Southampton, the 300-acre Ver Der Ber casts a broad stroke, growing conifers, shade trees, shrubs and perennials for both wholesale and retail usage. Verderber’s diverse Garden Center features a 110-acre nursery space, offering everything from a small $8.99 flowering perennial to a 30-year-old tree selling for $25,000.  (more…)