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

  • 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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