Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 413-298-3926.
Tour the grounds of Berkshire Botanical Garden, view the exceptional tree collection and learn about these gentle giants and the importance of shade trees in the landscape. Consider the many varieties of shade trees, observe mature specimens and assess the shape, size, and cultural requirements required to grow happy trees. This walking tour will cover the importance of selecting the right plant for the right site as well as the tenuous situation between turf and trees. Enjoy the morning by walking, talking and admiring one of nature’s most magnificent gifts.
Ken Gooch is the Forest Health Program Director for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. Additionally, he is a Massachusetts Certified Arborist and teaches arboriculture at the Garden.
Participants will meet at Berkshire Botanical Garden in the main parking lot.