Beech leaf disease has made its way to the Island and its devastation to the Vineyard's abundant beech tree population is starting to show.

Twenty-five years since its founding as an arboretum and 65 years after Polly Hill planted her first tree, the Polly Hill Arboretum remains a world-class horticultural institution.

Led by Thomas Bena, founder and former director of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, and advisor Jake Davis, Stillpoint Meadows aims to be a gathering place for classes, talks and other events.

Two towering American elms are returning to West Tisbury for the first time in decades after the species was wiped out by Dutch elm disease.


Polly Hill Arboretum invites the community to its grounds on Dec. 3 for its second annual Holiday Wreath Celebration.

Polly Hill Arboretum, in collaboration with the state's Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), is taking the next step in creating sustainable, on-site housing for permanent staffers and interns.