Check Out Blithewold Mansion’s Online Programs

Take a virtual tour, partake in an e-lecture series, learn how to grow tulips and more.

While you can’t visit Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum in real time, you can still take a virtual tour, partake in an e-lecture series, learn how to grow tulips and more.

 

Garden Book Review

What: Looking for some book recommendations? The staff at Blithewold has some top picks for you to brush up on garden and nature-related topics.

When: April 28 at 4 p.m.

Where: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Click here to register.

 

Live Stream: Our Story – The Family Tree

What: Take a virtual tour with the curator of Blithewold. The first tour will be an introduction to the family and the history of the two generations who created the magnificent estate.

When: May 1 at 10 a.m.

Where: Facebook.

Click here to register.

 

Tea and Talk: E-Lecture Series

What: Discussions will include various topics pertaining to Blithewold’s mission of fine horticulture, historic preservation, art and culture. Plus, choose the option to purchase a tea for two package including Blithewold’s house blend of tea, two cranberry-orange scones and a bar of Blithewold soap for $25. Order online and pickup curbside.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 5 at 4 p.m.

Where: E-Lectures will be hosted on Zoom and costs $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

Click here to register.

 

Tiny Tutorial: Tulips With Betsy Ekholm

What: Blithewold reviews their process for growing beautiful blooms and how they choose their combinations for the North and Rose Gardens each year. Gain some inspiration for making your own mixes.

When: May 4 at 4 p.m.

Where: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Click here to register.

 

Live Stream: Be Our Guest – First Floor Mansion Tour

What: This virtual tour will begin at the front door and lead you through the front hall into the dining room, the butler’s pantry and the breakfast porch, followed by the billiard room, telephone room and living room. Views out to the terrace and the gardens will encourage you to return to Blithewold in real time once they are open again.

When: May 8 at 10 a.m.

Where: Facebook.

Click here to register.

 

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