August 2013 Events

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Jun 4 to Sep 10

Yoga Days at Blithewold: Tuesday and Thursday
10:30AM to 11:30AM at Blithewold Nut Grove

Jul 29 to Aug 2

Summer Camp - Beach Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Aug 1

Elixir of Love with Opera Providence
5:30PM to 8:30PM at North Garden

Aug 2

Family Fun Friday: Keith Munslow
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 5 to Aug 9

Summer Camp - Explorers Week!
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Aug 7

Music at Sunset- Atwater Donelly
6:00PM to 8:00PM at

Aug 9

Family Fun Friday: Christopher Carbone
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 10

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:30AM to 11:30AM at

Aug 12 to Aug 16

Summer Camp - Magical Mystical Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Aug 16

Family Fun Friday- "Take Two" Tandem Tellers
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 18

Tomato Taste-Test
1:30PM to 3:00PM at

Aug 21

Music at Sunset - Magnolia Cajun Band
5:00PM to 8:00PM at

Aug 23

Family Fun Friday: Toe Jam Puppet Band
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Aug 31

Walking Tour of House and Grounds
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion and Grounds

    From Our Blog

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    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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