Terrarium Workshop - Children's Division Newport Flower Show

WHEN: Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 1:00PM - 2:00PM
WHERE: Blithewold Carriage House

Roll up your sleeves and join Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum’s Education Coordinator Julie Christina as she helps you create your very own miniature plant habitat. In 19th century, the Wardian Case, similar to today’s terrarium, was developed to protect plants during long sea journeys from Europe to America. Make your own beautiful Terrarium and travel home with your new plant safely!


All materials will be provided. Limit 20.

This is not a Blithewold event, so please click here to contact the Children’s Division Chair of the Newport Flower Show, Jacqueline Colbert to register for this event.

Please note this event is taking place in Newort, RI at Rosecliff Mansion. There is an additional entrance fee for the flower show.


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