April 2014 Events

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Apr 1 to May 3

Daffodil Days April 1- May 4
All Day Event at


Apr 5

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

Apr 5

Newport Flower Show Children's Horticulture Workshop at Blithewold
10:30AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 6

Spring Family Plant Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens

Apr 8 to May 2

Afternoon Tea 1pm & 3 pm Seating
All Day Event at Blithewold Dining Room

Apr 12

Bristol Parks and Rec. Town Easter Egg Hunt
9:30AM to 11:00AM at

Apr 12

Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 13

Spring Is Here: An Afternoon of Jazz
2:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 19

Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds (Sold Out)
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 21 to Apr 28

April Vacation Camp
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House

Apr 22

School Vacation Week: Family Nature Discovery Walks
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Gardens

Apr 24

School Vacation Week: Family Nature Discovery Walks
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Rose Garden

Apr 27

Fairy Festival
10:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

    From Our Blog

  • What to do with asparagus foliage (Sep 12, '14)
    I haven’t spent a lot of time in the vegetable garden this summer — Dan has been right on top of the planting, the weeds, and the harvests — but this week I found myself in there a couple of times. Gail, Betsy, the volunteers, and I had the pleasure of helping with a huge […]
  • Constructive criticism (Sep 05, '14)
    Our to-do list in September is blissfully short. The gardens are as lush as can be and just need to be coaxed along until frost or until we’re ready to start moving plants around (musical perennials) and preparing for winter. It has been so dry lately that the weeds have slowed down slightly, so we’re […]
  • A Dog’s Life at Blithewold (Sep 03, '14)
    This amusing article was written by our dear friend and colleague, Mary Philbrick, eleven years ago.  It is as charming today as it was then! Blithewold’s Great Lawn is a perfect place for dogs to chase balls, romp with each other, or just run with the sheer joy of having such a grand place on […]
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