Mornings in the Vegetable Garden

WHEN: Saturday, June 08, 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!


    From Our Blog

  • 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 […]
  • Past Due! (Jul 11, '14)
    It is very hard to believe that a month has passed since my last post, Getting it done. ¬†Even more incredulous are the vast changes the garden has seen since that time. For instance, the peas went from looking like this… To being a week past due for pulling out! I had been hoping they […]
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