Garden Design Luncheon: "A Rich Spot of Earth" (Sold Out)
Join us for an illustrated talk by Peter J. Hatch on Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, Virginia. Peter is the former Director of Gardens & Grounds at Monticello, an award-winning author, and advisor to First Lady Michelle Obama on the White House kitchen garden. The talk will be followed by a delectable luncheon as well as a book signing.
$75 Member, $85 Non-Member Organize your club or friends for a reserved table of ten and save!
Table of ten: $750
This year’s raffle will feature an exciting array of garden-related items! We will now be accepting cash, check and Visa/ Master card for raffle tickets.
Pre-registration required as seats are limited.
To register, please call 401-253-2707, ext. 21, or register here.
LOCATION: The Rhode Island Country Club 150 Nayatt Rd., Barrington, RI
Tuesday, September 23
- Tuesday, October 21
En Plein Air: A Watercolor Painting Class at Blithewold
Saturday, October 25
Capturing the Splendor of Nature: A Digital Photo Workshop at Blithewold, with Jan Armor
Sunday, October 26
Children's Pumpkin Flower-Arrangement Workshop
Thursday, October 30
Designing with Woodies and Shrubs with Polly Hutchison of Robin Hollow Farm
Sunday, November 02
Pruning Practices and Winter Interest Plant Walk
Thursday, November 06
Garden Design Luncheon The Slow Flowers Movement: From Field to Vase
A rabbit’s eye view with Noel Kingsbury
(Oct 17, '14)
We are so lucky that yesterday’s rain held off just long enough to take a ground-level tour of Blithewold’s gardens with British garden designer/plantsman/author, Noel Kingsbury. He showed us, plant by plant, exactly what to look for to help predict how different plants will behave in our gardens. He reminded us that plant growth falls along […]
Christmas at Blithewold “You Are Invited”
(Oct 13, '14)
Although Blithewold is closing to the public this week, it is anything but quiet around the Mansion. We are now preparing to get the Mansion dressed up for Christmas! It is a bit hard to imagine a snowy winter in the midst of this crisp fall weather, but our decorating volunteers have been prepping and […]
Moving into fall
(Oct 10, '14)
It was chilly this morning. No frost yet (perish the thought — our average first frost date falls in early November) but night temperatures in the forties are definitely giving us a taste of what’s to come along with a chance to acclimatize, and a good reason to pull sweaters out of summer storage. And after […]