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Sophisticated contemporary Berkshires compound

Selina Lamb of BIRCH Properties offers the pinnacle of Berkshires living with privacy, tranquility and modern comfort in an ideal location.

Berkshire region real estate sales

Weekly real estate transactions for Berkshire County in Massachusetts, Litchfield County in Connecticut, and Columbia County in New York.

THE SELF-TAUGHT GARDENER: Life is a beech

When it comes to woody plants, I feel more strongly about protecting them from insects and managing diseases than I do about perennials and annuals.

THE LAZY BERKSHIRE GARDENER: Week of May 30, 2024

Sometimes the lazy gardener must choose what can be done in the time available.

Vintage Mid-Century Contemporary

Just bring your suitcase, move in, and start enjoying your Berkshire life in this move-in ready mid-century modern offered by Mary Jane White and Cristian Sanchez of Cohen + White Associates.

From the kitchen of Barbara Beach

A recipe for Sorrel Soup.

THE LAZY BERKSHIRE GARDENER: Week of May 23, 2024

While we busily plant our annuals as a rite of the start of summer, just like Memorial Day, don’t neglect your perennial gardens.

Real Estate Market Watch: 2024 First Quarter

2024 starts with a slight but comfortable overall rebound.

THE LAZY BERKSHIRE GARDENER: Week of May 16, 2024

I mentioned spongy moth caterpillars briefly last week. I hear Columbia County in New York has a tremendous outbreak now.

Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Stockbridge, and move-in ready

Elle Villetto and Jared Kelly of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty offer an 1860 colonial home, stylishly updated and move-in ready. See it now and be in before the summer!

A minimalist condo with maximum light

We often referred to this project as the “house of glass” because there is glass everywhere.

THE LAZY BERKSHIRE GARDENER: Week of May 9, 2024

The time to prune any flowering shrubs is right after the bloom. Give yourself about two weeks to do that or be willing to sacrifice some blooms. Being a lazy gardener requires choices!