June 2015 Events

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Apr 15 to Oct 7

Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Visitor Center

May 13 to Jun 17

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

Jun 2 to Sep 3

Yoga in the Garden
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Gardens & Grounds

Jun 3 to Jun 24

Highlights of the new Archival Collections Tour
1:00PM to 2:00PM at 3rd Floor

Jun 4 to Sep 30

Bristol Explorer Pass
All Day Event at Bristol, RI


Jun 11

The Blue Garden: A Guided Tour (Sold Out)
11:00AM to 2:00PM at Location to be announced upon registration

Jun 11

Summer Solstice & Blithewold Gardens: A Photography Workshop with Jan Armor
5:00PM to 9:00PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Jun 13

A Walk with the Director
10:00AM to 11:00AM at Blithewold Grounds


Jun 16

Flower Arranging Class with Floral CoLab at Blithewold: Arranging with Summer Peonies
5:30PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold's Carriage House

Jun 18

Creating a Diverse Backyard Habitat with Daune Peckham and Geoff Dennis
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Mansion & Grounds

Jun 20

Gentlemen's Tea in the Dining Room - Cancelled
12:00PM to 2:00PM at The Dining Room at Blithewold

Jun 20

Newport Flower Show - Children’s Division: The Language of Flowers
1:00PM to 2:00PM at Newport Flower Show - Rosecliff

Jun 25

Green Animals Tour and Topiary Workshop
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Green Animals Portsmouth, RI

Jun 25

Bristol Theatre Company Presents: Broadway Kids
7:00PM to 9:00PM at Blithewold

Jun 28

Community Open Day at Blithewold
All Day Event at

    From Our Blog

  • Lily days (Jul 27, '15)
    Lily has to be one of the most overused descriptors in horticulture. Go figure, given how aptly it defines so many flowers: the word itself has a trumpeting flare and and if I use my imagination, a sweet fragrance too… Spring is plenty-lily-ful with trout lily, lily of the valley, checkered lilies, and lily-flowering tulips doing their thing, but starting […]
  • North Garden inventory (Jul 17, '15)
    I’m asked often enough to name my favorite plant and season that it’s a little strange that hardly anyone* ever asks which is my favorite garden. Not that I could possibly pick a favorite (the pollinator garden). But since I featured the Rose Garden (my other favorite) last week, I can’t let this week go by without giving Blithewold’s pièce de […]
  • Rose Garden inventory (Jul 10, '15)
    Thank goodness for rainy days. Without them, we stay outside and never get around to tidying the potting shed, defrosting the fridge, or keeping up with the paperwork. (Not to mention how happy the gardens are after a good downpour.) I’m grateful too that Betsy worked on the blog last week because aside from the pleasure of seeing Blithewold’s gardens […]
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