Get Your Hands in the Dirt!
Our 2013 season, Down to Earth, is all about getting down to basics. What better way to start the season than with our 36th annual Plant Sale! We’ve hand picked and grown some of our favorite plant selections and new varieties this year – you won’t want to miss it! If you would like to volunteer for this event or are interested in becoming a vendor, contact Karen Advokaat at email@example.com. For a complete list of volunteer positions, click HERE.
Saturday, May 11
9 am -5 pm: Open to the General Public
On the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden
At the junction of Routes 183 and 102 in Stockbridge, MA
Admission and parking is free
PLANT SALE: Fabulous Plants Galore by Habitat
For a complete list of plants, click HERE
Gardeners get a jump-start on the season with this annual plant sale, which has become an iconic harbinger of spring in the Berkshires. This year’s theme,Get Your Hands in the Dirt, features thousands of plants to choose from, appropriate to northeastern gardens, organized into the habitats in which they thrive. A complete listing of plants in attached document (upper right).
Last year’s popular Container Design Station will be back again: Let us help you design your own unique container to take home.
Silent Auction: Bid on specialty plants, wall gardens, as well as green services.
REGIONAL ARTISAN VENDORS
Unique items for the garden, patio, and home through distinctive regional vendors.
Cricket Creek Farm (local cheese & grilled cheese)
Cut it Out (rustic furniture and garden accessories)
David Burdick Daffodils & More (unusual tropicals including bromeliads)
Deer Defeat (ecofriendly deer repellant)
E.M. Smith Pottery (wood-fired functional pottery)
Farmstead (raised beds, fences, furniture)
Garden Cafe (tasties for breakfast & lunch) *
Garden Shop (perfect items for the garden) *
Herrington’s, our fabulous sponsor (tools and more!)
JK Custom Furniture and Design (wood garden trays, cheese boards)
JL Enterprises (garden hats, gloves, all natural insect repellent)
Pope’s Pots (hypertufa garden troughs)
Rustic Woodcraft (arbors & outdoor furniture)
Scanner Photography by Ellen Hoverkamp (fine art prints, notecards)
Stephen Procter Ceramics (stoneware garden vessels)
Stonepuddles (natural stone bird baths, benches & tables)
travisrustic.com (rustic furnishings, folk art)
Wood N Rush Crafts (handmade wooden furniture)
Zyra Clay Studio (functional pottery)
For a sneak peek at some of the goods and vendors that will be featured at the plant sale, check out the slide show below:
*100% profit goes to Berkshire Botanical Garden’s programs
UNDER THE TENT
The Garden Cafe will feature tasty breakfast and food items, including many delicious items donated by local restaurants. Plenty of seating available! We’d like to thank our restaurant donors: Berkshire Mountain Bakery, Cakewalk Bakery, Morgan House Inn, Red Lion Inn, and Shaker Mill Tavern.
Not Your Mother’s Tag Sale
A garden-themed tag sale. An opportunity for some great garden finds!
WE NEED DONATIONS! Donate your unwanted garden and patio items for the tag sale. Donated items must be in good condition and in working order, ready to resell. Drop off at the Garden Mon-Fri, through May 7. Donations are tax-deductible.
Don’t forget to stop by the Garden Shop in the Visitor Center!