CANCELLED - An Afternoon with Polly Nicholson in Beverly, MA Discussing a History of Tulips

CANCELLED - An Afternoon with Polly Nicholson in Beverly, MA Discussing a History of Tulips

Sun, Jun 16, 2024
2:00 PM- 4:00 PM

We are delighted to welcome tulip expert Polly Nicholson to celebrate The Tulip Garden, a new, lavishly illustrated tribute to tulips. In this book, Nicholson, a specialist flower grower and holder of the National Collection of Tulipa (historic), introduces the art of growing and collecting tulips against the backdrop of her beautiful English country garden. Join her as she delves into the rich cultural history of the tulip, one of the world’s most popular flowers.

About Polly Nicholson

Specialist flower grower and tulip expert Polly Nicholson is the owner of Bayntun Flowers in Wiltshire, England – growers of organic flowers cultivated in walled gardens and a one-acre field at the foot of the Marlborough Downs in Wiltshire. Nicholson holds the National Collection of Tulipa (Historic) with Plant Heritage, and has featured on BBC Gardener’s World, Radio 4, in Gardens Illustrated, Country Life, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The World of Interiors, and House & Garden.


This event is presented in partnership with The Trustees of Reservations in support of its mission to protect and share the Massachusetts places people love for their exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value.

Sunday, June 16
Long Hill
572 Essex St.
Beverly, MA 01915
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This event has been cancelled.

For more information, please contact the Garden Conservancy by telephone 845.424.6500, M-F, 9-5 Eastern, or email

The Garden Conservancy educational programs are made possible in part by the Coleman and Susan Burke Distinguished Lecture Fund, Courtnay and Terrence Daniels, the Lenhardt Education Fund, and Susan and William McKinley.

Additional support is provided by The Celia Hegyi Matching Challenge Grant,
Mrs. Ritchie Battle, the Antonia Breck Fund, Camille Butrus, Michelle and Perry Griffith,
Rise S. Johnson, The Krehbiel Family Foundation, Sleepy Cat Farm Foundation, and
John S. Troy, FASLA.


This event is presented in partnership with The Trustees of Reservations.