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 14 to Jun 18

Watercolor Basics
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

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

  • Not goodbye (Oct 24, '14)
    I’d prefer to think that the season is in transition rather than ending but when we start throwing some of summer’s best blooms into the bed of Blithewold’s truck, it definitely feels more like a goodbye than a see-you-later. This week, once again, the rain and a woolly nor’easter held off just long enough for […]
  • Celebrating Our Arboretum (Oct 23, '14)
    There’s something very new and exciting going on this year in Blithewold’s Visitor’s Center during Christmas at Blithewold. Gail Read, Gardens Manager, Kris Green, Interpretive Horticulturist, and Betsy Ekholm, Horticulturist, have partnered with the garden volunteers to design a display to Celebrate Our Arboretum. Essentially, they are pulling different natural features from throughout the Grounds, preserving […]
  • A rabbit’s eye view with Noel Kingsbury (Oct 17, '14)
    We are so lucky that yesterday’s rain held off just long enough to take a ground-level tour of Blithewold’s gardens with British garden designer/plantsman/author, Noel Kingsbury. He showed us, plant by plant, exactly what to look for to help predict how different plants will behave in our gardens. He reminded us that plant growth falls along […]
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