Meet the Whales
How lucky are we that these majestic mammals choose Cape Cod to spend their summer? Come meet some of the usual suspects that cruise in & around our waters.
Pillows of Perfection
With a beauty that is hard to resist, the ranunculus flower got its name from a combination of two Latin words, rana, meaning frog, and unculus, which translates to little. These fascinating blooms are also known as buttercup or Coyote eyes.
Girls Got Gills
After nearly 10 years of coordinating programming for young girls interested in sharks and marine life, coordinators of the Gills Club are seeing their efforts pay off in incredible ways.
Hope Springs Eternal
It’s a busy time at Olde Homestead Farm with new growth and new life representing the optimistic start of spring.
Flight of Fancy
The ever-changing spectrum of birds that visit this area is constantly changing. Check out what to watch for in any season.
Photo Portfolio: Marcia Joy Duggan
After moving to Orleans 35 years ago, fine art photographer Marcia Joy Duggan found inspiration in the beautiful natural light of the Cape and Islands.
Get Outside Cape Cod
Local mother of two boys, Lissy Perna, takes her commitment to fresh and informative outdoor play and discovery, from a popular blog to an invaluable book.
Finding Her Wonderland
Known to local school children as the “Turtle Lady” for many years, Susan Baur dives into local ponds, and shares the importance of protecting our wildlife.
Gunkholing: “Olde Cape Cod”
In our August issue, in recent years we have done our best to capture “Olde Cape Cod.” The cover photo on this issue includes a caption, “Following in the Footsteps…
Looking northeast over Copicut Neck Photo by Brian Shortsleeve When I began publishing Cape Cod Life 43 years ago, photography was a hobby of mine. I enjoyed photographing locations I…
Rain Gardens Matter: Simple Steps for the Cape Cod Homeowner
Sandwich’s Horsley Witten Group provides steps and tips for an easy and beautiful way to help the environment.
From the Ground Up
Martha’s Vineyard landscape and garden designer, Tara Gayle, has a plan to heal the earth and enhance its beauty.
Pollinators are more than a natural addition to a summer garden, they are critical to the food production for every living creature on earth.
Gunkholing: The “Head of The Bay” in the Off-Season
Now living in the area known as “The Head of the Bay,” meaning Buzzards Bay, has proved to be wonderfully eye opening for Publisher Brian Shortsleeve.
Special Spaces: Armstrong-Kelley Park
New Feet Within Our Garden Go The Cape Cod Horticultural Society begins to merge with The Trustees of Reservations renewing Armstrong-Kelley Park. The Armstrong–Kelley Park in Osterville is being adopted.…
Photo Portfolio: John & Pamela King
Into The Wild For John and Pamela King, their shared lifelong passion is to experience and capture the earth’s wild places and wild things through their photography. “We are a…