Raising chickens, both hens and roosters is a family project at the Ashley Naglie’s home in Hancock, New Hampshire. But what sets this family apart from your typical barnyard bird lovers is their dedication to rehabilitating rowdy roosters. Here at Moose Brook Farm roosters learn not to atta…

The townspeople of New London have more than just a beautiful garden behind their library — it’s a historical landmark. The Garden at Tracy Library was designed and built in 1926 by a famous landscape architectural firm, the Olmsted Brothers, which designed many high-profile projects, many o…

Philip Izon, 37, originally from Maine, but now living in Keene, is passionate about making maple syrup. Though this father of three has an in-town backyard, he’s finding a way to sugar. Says Izon, “I work so I can sugar.” But he does try to limit the amount of time he gives to sugaring. As …

Andre Jaeger as worked in gardens throughout his life, first helping his grandfather — a wholesale flower business owner — grow roses and later growing his food in community gardens in the Boston area. He moved into his 1832 Marlborough home, constructed with granite from the nearby quarry, …

Jason Washer runs an e-commerce business from his home; along with his wife, he helps care for his three young children at their Keene home — also the home where he grew up. His flexible schedule gave him the opportunity to plant a small raised bed garden in his backyard a few years ago — a …

Heidi Tompkins is a member of the third generation of her family to live in her home in Nelson. She grew up there and after many years away, she and her husband, Taliesin Gregory, moved back and reclaimed the gardens and fruit trees that had been neglected for more than 40 years (only becaus…