The Polly Hill Arboretum plant sale begins May 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

When Emily Ellingson, the new curator and assistant director of Polly Hill Arboretum, began work this fall it was something of a homecoming. In 2013, she worked there as a curatorial intern.


Polly Hill Arboretum has opened an online plant sale, with pickup at the arboretum in West Tisbury.

Dr. Murphy Westwood, director of the Global Tree Conservation Program at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill., has joined the board of Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury.


Driving down Middle Road, the Vineyard may seem sparsely developed. An aerial view tells a different story.

Tucked away in the woods of West Tisbury, the Polly Hill Arboretum has served as a not-so-secret garden since 1958.