Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
Join Assistant Grounds Manager Dan Christina for a morning tour of Blithewold’s Vegetable Garden. These monthly tours are designed to encourage and offer guidance to the home gardener, or anyone who may be interested in producing their own vegetable garden. The tours will cover a variety of topics such as high-yield succession plantings, space-saving growing techniques, and tips for engaging young minds using playful structures. This fun and educational tour will highlight the topics, tasks and projects as they arise in Blithewold’s vegetable garden all summer long.
Regular Admission Prices apply.
***Please note the date has changed from September 8 to September 15***
Wednesday, May 15
- Wednesday, June 19
Introduction to Watercolor
Saturday, May 25
Behind the Scenes Tour
Saturday, June 01
Growing a Cutting Garden: I
Marjorie’s dove tree turns 40
(May 16, '13)
It’s a lucky visitor whose gaze turns east along the path between the mansion and the Enclosed Garden, instead of west across the blooming North Garden and Great Lawn to Narragansett Bay. The western view is a compelling one to be sure and even I am caught up short by it every time I walk ...
The Costume Collection
(Jan 07, '13)
Many of you already know about the fabulous collection of gowns and accessories belonging to Bessie Van Wickle McKee that came home to Blithewold last year. Forty-one dresses with accessories, coats, and hats, had been given to the Colonial Dames … Continue reading