June 2014 Events

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May 14 to Jun 18

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

Jun 3 to Aug 28

Yoga in the Garden
10:30AM to 11:30AM at Meet at visitors center, yoga will take place in the gardens

Jun 5

Homegrown Garden Bouquets with Blithewold Garden Manager Gail Read
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jun 7

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

Jun 8

"Plantiful" Plant Walk
1:00PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold Gardens

Jun 12

A Tale of Two Gardeners: Beatrix Potter and Emily Dickinson
9:30AM to 11:30AM at Blithewold Mansion

Jun 13

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

Jun 24

Blithewold's Annual Members' Meeting
5:00PM to 7:30PM at

Jun 26

Bristol Theatre Company Presents: Broadway Under The Stars
7:00PM to 9:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jun 27

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

Jun 28

Terrarium Workshop - Children's Division Newport Flower Show
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Carriage House

Jun 29

Members' Sunset Picnic
5:30PM to 8:30PM at

Jun 30 to Jul 4

Camp Sequoia - Freedom Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

    From Our Blog

  • What to do with asparagus foliage (Sep 12, '14)
    I haven’t spent a lot of time in the vegetable garden this summer — Dan has been right on top of the planting, the weeds, and the harvests — but this week I found myself in there a couple of times. Gail, Betsy, the volunteers, and I had the pleasure of helping with a huge […]
  • Constructive criticism (Sep 05, '14)
    Our to-do list in September is blissfully short. The gardens are as lush as can be and just need to be coaxed along until frost or until we’re ready to start moving plants around (musical perennials) and preparing for winter. It has been so dry lately that the weeds have slowed down slightly, so we’re […]
  • A Dog’s Life at Blithewold (Sep 03, '14)
    This amusing article was written by our dear friend and colleague, Mary Philbrick, eleven years ago.  It is as charming today as it was then! Blithewold’s Great Lawn is a perfect place for dogs to chase balls, romp with each other, or just run with the sheer joy of having such a grand place on […]
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