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

  • Not goodbye (Oct 24, '14)
    I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
  • Celebrating Our Arboretum (Oct 23, '14)
    There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]
  • 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 […]
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