Guided Arboretum Tours: A Walk in the Woods with Dan Christina
Sunday, APRIL 17 – Spring Interest Trees
Join Assistant Grounds Manager and Certified Horticulturist Dan Christina for a “walk in the woods” as he reveals and discusses some of Blithewold’s horticultural treasures.
Each month, topics such as growth habits, seasonal interest, bloom times, and effects in the home landscape will be discussed. Tour topics are subject to change due to seasonal constraints.
$5 Member, $7 Non-member
Rain or Shine, please dress for the weather.
* 1 RICH (Rhode Island Certified Horticulturist) credit offered for attending each session.
Wednesday, July 02
- Wednesday, October 08
Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
Friday, August 01
- Monday, October 13
Sculpture Embraces Horticulture
Thursday, September 11
- Thursday, October 16
Blithewold Fall Foliage Yoga Series - A Mid-Day Retreat
Tuesday, September 23
- Tuesday, October 21
En Plein Air: A Watercolor Painting Class at Blithewold
Saturday, October 04
Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
Sunday, October 05
Fall Foliage Walk
The Stickley Room
(Sep 25, '14)
Newer members may think we have a new room at Blithewold – the small room across from Augustine’s on the second floor. Older members may reminisce and recognize that it is now exactly as it was when Blithewold opened to the public in 1978. Although we believe that the Stickley furniture was once in the […]
Slow flowers at Robin Hollow Farm
(Sep 19, '14)
I often tell people that we’re too busy in the gardens to get out much. That might sound like a complaint but it’s not. For one thing, I hate to miss anything here, and when we do take time out to visit to another garden, it’s a huge treat and I always come back inspired. […]
What to do with asparagus foliage
(Sep 12, '14)
I haven’t spent a lot of time in the vegetable garden this summer — Dan has been right on top of the planting, the weeds, and the harvests — but this week I found myself in there a couple of times. Gail, Betsy, the volunteers, and I had the pleasure of helping with a huge […]