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

  • Prune it up (Jul 01, '15)
    I am really excited to introduce my fellow horticulturist, Betsy Ekholm to the blogosphere. Betsy started working with Gail and me in 2013 as our gardens intern and we couldn’t let her go. Had to make her an official member of the garden crew — though you wouldn’t be wrong to think after reading this post […]
  • Transition into summer (Jun 26, '15)
    The to-plant list is getting shorter and we are beginning to transition into a summer-full of deadheading/staking/weeding/enjoying. Right on schedule too: we always aim to be *done by July 4th. (*No garden is ever done.) This week we got the last of the plants out of the greenhouse, tucked in a few final packs of seedlings here and […]
  • The longest days (Jun 19, '15)
    June is full to bursting. Every plant that isn’t already blooming to beat the band is growing gangbusters (weeds included), and to say there’s a lot to do would be the understatement of the season.The long days leading up to the longest have been so busy that I have been feeling ready for a weekend as early as Tuesday. –Monday afternoon, even. Since […]
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