The Arboretum at Blithewold: A Series of Tree Walks

Friday, May 18, 2018 to Friday, June 29, 2018 | 2 - 3 pm

The Arboretum at Blithewold: A Series of Tree Walks
Fridays, 2 – 3 pm

Join Director of Horticulture Fred Perry for a walk through the Arboretum to admire Blithewold’s prized collection of trees. From dogwoods to magnolias, Fred will point out our most spectacular blooming trees, which look great and also attract pollinators to the gardens.

$5 Members, $14 Nonmembers
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May 18: Flowering Trees

June 8: Japanese Maples

June 29: Blithewold’s Champion Trees

More about Fred: Fred Perry is the current Director of Horticulture at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum. After receiving a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Rhode Island, he worked for several landscape companies in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. More than 15 years ago, he started his career in public horticulture, where his increasing passion for trees led to his work as a RI licensed and ISA Certified Arborist. He serves as a member of the board of directors of the New England Chapter of ISA.