Thoughtful musings on various topics by interesting people at Blithewold

Getting it done.

June is a tricky time for us at Blithewold. ┬áJust when the crowds have started to wane from Spring’s glorious show, summer arrives and a whole new set of eyes are on the property. ┬áNot … Read more.

Bountifall

It isn’t easy to let go of an amazing season in the gardens but at some point in the fall we will have to. Just not quite yet! There’s more activity and color in the … Read more.

Harvest hurrah

It’s a challenge to keep a vegetable garden productive and handsome into the fall. Cool nights set back and do in the hot season crops like cucumbers, beans and summer squash. Tomatoes are slowing down … Read more.

A perfect partnership

Ever since Dick, our vegetable gardener extraordinaire, first joined his wife Mary in the Blithewold gardens, we’ve had more produce than we know what to do with. (Dick orders the vegetable seeds, starts them, plants … Read more.