May 2013 Events

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May 9

Botanical Beauty for the Bride-to-Be
5:00PM to 7:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

May 11

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:30AM to 11:30AM at

May 15 to Jun 19

Introduction to Watercolor
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

May 23

Tree Mob at the Arnold Arboretum
8:30AM to 4:30PM at Blithewold Mansion and Arnold Arboretum

May 25

Behind the Scenes Tour
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

    From Our Blog

  • Lily days (Jul 27, '15)
    Lily has to be one of the most overused descriptors in horticulture. Go figure, given how aptly it defines so many flowers: the word itself has a trumpeting flare and and if I use my imagination, a sweet fragrance too… Spring is plenty-lily-ful with trout lily, lily of the valley, checkered lilies, and lily-flowering tulips doing their thing, but starting […]
  • North Garden inventory (Jul 17, '15)
    I’m asked often enough to name my favorite plant and season that it’s a little strange that hardly anyone* ever asks which is my favorite garden. Not that I could possibly pick a favorite (the pollinator garden). But since I featured the Rose Garden (my other favorite) last week, I can’t let this week go by without giving Blithewold’s pièce de […]
  • Rose Garden inventory (Jul 10, '15)
    Thank goodness for rainy days. Without them, we stay outside and never get around to tidying the potting shed, defrosting the fridge, or keeping up with the paperwork. (Not to mention how happy the gardens are after a good downpour.) I’m grateful too that Betsy worked on the blog last week because aside from the pleasure of seeing Blithewold’s gardens […]
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