October 2012 Events

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Oct 3

Victorian Tea-Leaf Party
3:00PM to 5:00PM at Blithewold’s Dining Room

Oct 11

Art in the Garden: Illuminating Nature, by Ellen Hoverkamp
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Living Room

Oct 14

A Fall Affair - SOCO Magazine
12:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Oct 15

Blithewold Junior Gardeners: After- School Program
3:45PM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Gardens

Oct 16

Meadow Gardens: with Landscape Designer Laura Eisener
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Oct 22

Blithewold Junior Gardeners: After- School Program
3:45PM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Gardens

Oct 25

We Are What We Eat: Nutritional Balancing, with award-winning author Joy Feldman
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Oct 29

Blithewold Junior Gardeners: After- School Program
3:45PM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion; Gardens

    From Our Blog

  • Springing into action (May 06, '16)
    Despite the wretched weather this week, we ushered in May with a flurry of activity.  The volunteers helped us pot up 100 dahlias in preparation for planting out in the gardens next month.  They also transplanted Cosmos and Zinnia seedlings that will eventually be planted in the Cutting Garden.  We are trialing about a dozen […]
  • 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. […]
  • Daffodil Bliss (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 […]
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