May 2014 Events

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Apr 1 to May 3

Daffodil Days April 1- May 4
All Day Event at

Apr 8 to May 2

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

May 3

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

May 4

Spring Flowering Tree Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens


May 9

Stories at the Sod Bench
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Garden or Breakfast Porch

May 15

The Beauty and Romance of Arts and Crafts Gardens with Sarah Rutherford
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

May 23

Stories at the Sod Bench
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Garden or Breakfast Porch


    From Our Blog

  • Taking off (Aug 06, '15)
    I freely admit that when we moved the Pollinator Garden this spring to its new location at the top of the meadow west of the vegetable garden I didn’t have high hopes for it to be a thing of beauty this year. For a couple of reasons. One, the intended location was full of nutsedge that […]
  • 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 […]
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