Preservation Projects at Blithewold

 

We are dedicated to preserving Blithewold's unique and original history. We invite you to learn more about our efforts to preserve our historical grounds and buildings of architectural significance.               
                   


 



Greenhouse Restoration


Interior Architectural Details


Carriage House Restoration
 

Mansion Roof Restoration
 

Mosaic Well Iron Work
 

Well Head
 

Wall Paper Restoration
 

Pump House
 

North Garden

 

     Costume Restoration

   
     

 

 

 

    From Our Blog

  • On formality and fine tuning (Jul 18, '14)
    Mother Nature dumped almost three more inches of rain on Blithewold this week and the gardens responded by growing with an exuberance bordering on, and even crossing over the line to loose, lush informality. I have a hard time defining formality when it comes to gardens though I’m sure I know it when I see […]
  • Mid-summer shift (Jul 11, '14)
    The gardens are going through a bittersweet transition from June’s hurrah to a mid-summer huzzah, and although we sometimes experience a “July gap,” the shift seems pretty seamless this year. Delicate oxeye daisies gave way almost overnight to beefy Shastas, echinaceas, and rudbeckias. Sturdy summer phlox are taking over, as we speak, for the elegance […]
  • Past Due! (Jul 11, '14)
    It is very hard to believe that a month has passed since my last post, Getting it done. ¬†Even more incredulous are the vast changes the garden has seen since that time. For instance, the peas went from looking like this… To being a week past due for pulling out! I had been hoping they […]
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