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Annual Tulip Dig set for May 23 at Sherwood Gardens

Annual Tulip Dig set for May 23 at Sherwood Gardens

Nearly a century after petroleum pioneer, conservationist and art collector John Sherwood began inviting the public into his backyard each May to see blooming tulips imported from the Netherlands, several thousand people are expected to descend on Sherwood Gardens in Guilford for the 2015 Tulip Dig on Saturday, May 23. Take it from Julia Shirley-Quirk, who did the dig last year: It's a lot of work, but a lot of fun. The 26-year-old photographer and freelance marketing manager grew up in Howard County but had never heard about the Tulip Dig until she lived in Waverly briefly last year before moving back to England, where she was born. After spending many sunny days in Sherwood...

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