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

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    Whenever anyone asks, “When is the best time to visit Blithewold?” Gail and I usually run through a list that includes spring for the daffodils, early summer for the roses and Rock Garden, and late summer and fall to see the Idea Gardens in their full glory. But now I wish I could go back and […]
  • 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 […]
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