June 2014 Events

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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

  • Blithewold Birds: The Familiar Faces of Year-round Residents (Nov 06, '15)
    Blithewold’s grounds are known for its spectacular plant specimens of many different shapes, colors, and varieties. Predictably, as flora and fauna often come hand and hand, Blithewold is home to hundreds of birds during all seasons in the East Bay. The days have begun to shorten and the temperatures are dipping. By now, Blithewold has […]
  • The Pardees (Oct 27, '15)
    The name Pardee is derived from the French oath par Dieu which was Anglicised to Parde, Pardy, Pardie, and ultimately to Pardieu and Pardee. Around 1530 these families were living in the Normandy region of France. Religious persecution drove the families across the Channel to the south of England, and in the 1580s John Pardee […]
  • Cranborne Manor, Dorset, England (Sep 30, '15)
    Blithewold Mansion was built in 1907 on the site of an earlier house which burned in the summer of 1906.  The new house was designed in an English Country Manor style. It has often been said that the west façade of Blithewold is a copy of an English Country Manor in Dorset, England, and there […]
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