Demystifying Holiday Houseplant Care
(Cancelled due to low registration)
Do you hide your Christmas cactus in the closet during the holidays? Does your amaryllis bloom on St. Patrick’s Day? Did your cyclamen die suddenly? Do you just feel unlucky when it comes to winter bloomers? Come join Gail Read, Gardens Manager, and Kristin Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, in the greenhouse potting shed for an enlightening and fun discussion about the care (light, soil, temperature, watering, timing) that will turn your plant luck around and help you keep your holidays in full bloom.
Each participant will take home a decorative potted cyclamen, perfect to try your new skills on in your own home for the holidays, or to give as a gift.
Space is limited to 10 people, so register early!
$25 Member, $30 Non-member
To register, click here.
Tuesday, April 05
- Friday, May 13
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Wednesday, April 06
- Wednesday, October 05
Friday, April 15
- Friday, May 06
Daffodils at Dusk
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, May 28
Exploring the Spring Garden
Saturday, April 16
- Saturday, October 08
Wednesday, May 04
- Wednesday, June 08
Watercolor Painting at Blithewold with Artist Mary Ellen Dwyer
A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869
(Apr 27, '16)
In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
(Apr 22, '16)
Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing. The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet. It’s positively enticing! I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves. So, in lieu […]
(Apr 15, '16)
This post is written by Gail Read, the Gardens Manager here at Blithewold. She has been here at Blithewold for over 25 years and is a fountain of knowledge about the plants and the property. Daffodils lift our spirits when they bloom each year. They signal the end of our weary winter and the […]