Daffodil Days 2014 - April 1-May 2

Tens of thousands of brilliant yellow daffodils trumpet the arrival of
spring at Blithewold. The sight of blooming flowers and budding trees
help us forget this dreary winter and look forward to summer fun.

For the full season schedule go to the Programs page of this website.

Daffodil Days Programs Include:

    - Afternoon Teas (begin April 8th) Tuesday - Friday 1 & 3 pm.
    - April Vacation Camp
    - The Fairy Festival 10 - 3pm, April 27th
    -  Hands-on Workshops

 Click through to our Daffodil Pin Board on Pinterest to see lots and lots of daffodils from years past!

    From Our Blog

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    Whenever anyone asks, “When is the best time to visit Blithewold?” Gail and I usually run through a list that includes spring for the daffodils, early summer for the roses and Rock Garden, and late summer and fall to see the Idea Gardens in their full glory.┬áBut now I wish I could go back and […]
  • On formality and fine tuning (Jul 18, '14)
    Mother Nature dumped almost three more inches of rain on Blithewold this week and the gardens responded by growing with an exuberance bordering on, and even crossing over the line to loose, lush informality. I have a hard time defining formality when it comes to gardens though I’m sure I know it when I see […]
  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
    The gardens are going through a bittersweet transition from June’s hurrah to a mid-summer huzzah, and although we sometimes experience a “July gap,” the shift seems pretty seamless this year. Delicate oxeye daisies gave way almost overnight to beefy Shastas, echinaceas, and rudbeckias. Sturdy summer phlox are taking over, as we speak, for the elegance […]
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