October 2014 Events

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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

  • 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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