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

  • On formality and fine tuning (Jul 18, '14)
    Mother Nature dumped almost three more inches of rain on Blithewold this week and the gardens responded by growing with an exuberance bordering on, and even crossing over the line to loose, lush informality. I have a hard time defining formality when it comes to gardens though I’m sure I know it when I see […]
  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
    The gardens are going through a bittersweet transition from June’s hurrah to a mid-summer huzzah, and although we sometimes experience a “July gap,” the shift seems pretty seamless this year. Delicate oxeye daisies gave way almost overnight to beefy Shastas, echinaceas, and rudbeckias. Sturdy summer phlox are taking over, as we speak, for the elegance […]
  • Past Due! (Jul 11, '14)
    It is very hard to believe that a month has passed since my last post, Getting it done. ¬†Even more incredulous are the vast changes the garden has seen since that time. For instance, the peas went from looking like this… To being a week past due for pulling out! I had been hoping they […]
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