Polly Hill started growing trees and plants from seed on the family farm more than 40 years ago, and they all grew to become ... More
Polly Hill Arboretum
Polly Hill started growing trees and plants from seed on the family farm more than 40 years ago, and they all grew to become the island's premier natural showcase. Hill has developed numerous plants now grown around the world; including the famous North Tilsbury Azalea. At the same time she expanded the range of plants on Martha's Vineyard. The requested donation for adults is quite a reasonable amount and children 12 and under may enter for free. Lectures are held throughout the season and tour arrangements may be made in advance.
The Polly Hill Arboretum is a hidden gem on the Vineyard. The gardens feature a wide array of both woody and herbaceous plants, including rare trees one would never expect to be winter hardy so far north. Vineyard residents, as well as island visitors, should make time throughout the year to see what new things are blooming, and to relax in its tranquil setting.
This traditional island bed and breakfast offers a variety of accommodations, with a choice of private or shared baths, and
features other amenities, such as a swimming pool, a hot tub, gas grills, picnic tables, and a continental breakfast. ...
In 1835, members of a church decided to use this part of the island for a summer meeting. Each year,
the meeting became more and more popular. Soon, members of the congregation built cottages and stayed longer. Eventually, their ...