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

  • 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 […]
  • Delightful Daffodils (Apr 15, '16)
    This post is written by Gail Read, the Gardens Manager here at Blithewold.  She has been here at Blithewold for over 25 years and is a fountain of knowledge about the plants and the property.   Daffodils lift our spirits when they bloom each year.  They signal the end of our weary winter and the […]
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