Sunday, June 16, 2024

An Afternoon with Polly Nicholson – Discussi...

Polly Nicholson

About An Afternoon with Polly Nicholson – Discussing a History of Tulips

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.


$35 for General Admission – register here

$30 for Members of the Trustees – register here

$60 members / $65 non-members for the lecture PLUS a copy of The Tulip Garden (get 25% off the book!) – register here

Lecture by Polly Nicholson takes place at 2 p.m. on the events terrace at Long Hill (approximately 1 hour) followed by a wine reception and book signing from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Participants who purchase the book bundle can pick up their copies the day of the event.
Copies will be available for purchase the day of the event.

This event is presented in partnership with The Garden Conservancy in support of its mission to preserve, share, and celebrate America’s gardens and diverse gardening traditions for the education and inspiration of the public.

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