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

  • Springing into action (May 06, '16)
    Despite the wretched weather this week, we ushered in May with a flurry of activity.  The volunteers helped us pot up 100 dahlias in preparation for planting out in the gardens next month.  They also transplanted Cosmos and Zinnia seedlings that will eventually be planted in the Cutting Garden.  We are trialing about a dozen […]
  • A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869 (Apr 27, '16)
    In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
  • Daffodil Bliss (Apr 22, '16)
    Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing.  The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet.  It’s positively enticing!  I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves.  So, in lieu […]
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