Guided Arboretum Tours: A Walk in the Woods with Dan Christina

WHEN: Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2:00PM - 3:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

 

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.


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