October 2014 Events

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Jul 2 to Oct 8

Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Visitor Center

Aug 1 to Oct 13

Sculpture Embraces Horticulture
All Day Event at Blithewold Grounds

Sep 11 to Oct 16

Blithewold Fall Foliage Yoga Series - A Mid-Day Retreat
11:30AM to 12:30PM at Meet at the Visitor's Center

Sep 23 to Oct 21

En Plein Air: A Watercolor Painting Class at Blithewold
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Carriage House


Oct 4

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Vegetable Garden

Oct 5

Fall Foliage Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens

Oct 6

Downtown Bristol Tree Tour with certified Horticulturist/Arborist Dan Christina
4:00PM to 6:00PM at Meet outside Colt School in Downtown Bristol

Oct 16

Garden Study Day with Noel Kingsbury
9:00AM to 9:00PM at Blithewold Mansion


Oct 19

Pressed Leaves Walk for Families
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Meet at the Visitor's Center


Oct 26

Children's Pumpkin Flower-Arrangement Workshop
10:00PM to 11:30PM at Carriage House


    From Our Blog

  • Break in routine (Dec 19, '14)
    I have felt at sixes and sevens ever since the garden volunteers started taking their winter break. I miss their company, no doubt about it, but I also miss the structure they bring to my day. No two days are ever the same in any garden but here at Blithewold there’s a certain routine. We’re […]
  • Holiday houseplants (Dec 12, '14)
    Given how many wonderful winter-blooming houseplants there are in the world, I find it sort of astonishing that poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is listed as the best selling houseplant in the US and Canada. But I suppose that fact must be chalked up to a couple things: Poinsettia are festive and fun. What’s not to love about […]
  • Goodnight gardens (Dec 05, '14)
    After some festive weeks spent preparing for our Christmas display and this week’s wreath workshops, it was pure pleasure to be out in the gardens again. Despite the chill that crept into fingers and toes. Earlier this fall we got a jump on what’s commonly known as “putting the gardens to bed”. — I must have already […]
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