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 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 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

  • Ranunculus are here! (May 27, '16)
      Spring is definitely in full swing here and already hinting at summer!  It was so warm this week that the lovely spring blooms we’ve been anxiously awaiting buckled a bit with the first blast of heat.  They have since recovered, but not without making our hearts skip a beat thinking they may go by […]
  • 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. […]
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