CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

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Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
In collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club Native plants don’t have to be boring! Join Horticulture and Plant Development Manager Adam Wheeler of Broken Arrow Nursery for this informative and educational lecture that explores[...]
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
The Arboretum is known for its Living Collections of Trees and Shrubs. Beyond the beauty of our plant specimens are special collections used for research. These include the Herbarium of dried pressed plants and the[...]
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Learn more about the Arboretum and its plant collections on guided walks led by knowledgeable staff. These specialized tours are designed to offer an in-depth experience, each focusing on a different aspect of the Arboretum.[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
Learn how to propagate herbaceous and softwood plants via summer cuttings with the PHA Plant Propagator. Participants will be able to create their own cuttings and learn aftercare techniques. $40 ($20 for PHA members). Please[...]
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
An herbarium is a collection of dried plant specimens used for scientific study. Herbaria help us understand what plant species are, where they live, and how their characteristics and distribution change over time. Join PHA’s[...]
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Learn more about the Arboretum and its plant collections on guided walks led by knowledgeable staff. These specialized tours are designed to offer an in-depth experience, each focusing on a different aspect of the Arboretum.[...]
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Derek Haynes is a dedicated botanist and plant scientist who follows in the footsteps of notable Black researchers like George Washington Carver and Percy Julian. As The Chocolate Botanist on Instagram, Derek has built a[...]
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Join mushroom enthusiast, educator, and author Melany Kahn for an accessible, all ages, mushroom meander followed by an interactive fungi ID session. Families will be invited to touch, smell, and learn to identify a variety[...]
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Jared Barnes, Ph.D., started gardening when he was five years old, and since then he has enthusiastically pursued how to best cultivate plants and cultivate minds. In this inspiring lecture, Dr. Jared Barnes will share[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Learn more about the Arboretum and its plant collections on guided walks led by knowledgeable staff. These specialized tours are designed to offer an in-depth experience, each focusing on a different aspect of the Arboretum.[...]
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 Guided by expert volunteers, participants learn about the history, plants and current endeavors of the Arboretum. Meet at the Visitor Center. Included with $5 admission, free for PHA members.
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements drawn from the Chi Kung tradition of Tai Chi with Kanta Lipsky. Set among the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees, this[...]