Mornings in the Vegetable Garden

WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden


Saturdays, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, and September 14
10:30 am

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.

Free With Regular Mansion Admission
Drop-ins welcome!


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