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There is something for everyone at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Below is a list of our scheduled events classes, and exhibits.  For details on any individual listing, just click on the event for more information.  If you still have questions, feel free to call the garden at 413.298.3926.  See you at the Garden!

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Not Your Grandmother’s Peonies 10:00 am
Not Your Grandmother’s Peonies @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Not Your Grandmother's Peonies @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Consider the showgirls of the garden, herbaceous peonies. Elisabeth Cary will take students on a tour of some of the best herbaceous peonies, including some of the exceptional species, Paeonia japonica, or woodland peonies. Each[...]
Passion for Plants – Thursdays, May 2nd-16th 10am-Noon 10:00 am
Passion for Plants – Thursdays, ...
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants - Thursdays, May 2nd-16th 10am-Noon
Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest: herbaceous peonies, flowering shrubs of merit and the enormous genus of geraniums. Not Your Grandmother’s Peonies[...]
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ATTENTION: Setting Up a Beehive: POSTPONED 2:00 pm
ATTENTION: Setting Up a Beehive:... @ Offsite location: Elisabeth Cary House
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
ATTENTION: Setting Up a Beehive: POSTPONED @ Offsite location:  Elisabeth Cary House | Sheffield | Massachusetts | United States
Attention:  The date of this class has been delayed to an undetermined date due to an  delay in bee delivery.  Call the Garden for more details 413.298.3926. Join beekeeper Jan Johnson for step-by-step instruction and[...]
Opening Reception for Down to Earth: Architects Redesign the Potting Shed 5:00 pm
Opening Reception for Down to Ea... @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opening Reception for Down to Earth:  Architects Redesign the Potting Shed @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
This year, we’ve invited six architects to the Garden to give us their artistic interpretation of the Potting Shed.  The exhibit will run from May 5th through Columbus day, with an opening reception and cocktail[...]
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Roy Boutard Day 9:00 am
Roy Boutard Day @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Roy Boutard Day @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Tradition, education and of course, gardening are the focus of our annual Roy Boutard Day held this year on May 5th.  A garden tour will highlight the accomplishments and favorite plantings of the late, influential[...]
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Flowering Shrubs to Grow at Home 10:00 am
Flowering Shrubs to Grow at Home @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Flowering Shrubs to Grow at Home @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Longing for that special hydrangea? Remember that sweet shrub your grandmother had? Learn about the amazing variety of flowering shrubs – both native and non-native – available for the home landscape. Take a tour of[...]
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The Land of Geraniums 10:00 am
The Land of Geraniums @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Land of Geraniums @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Although a modest group of plants, geraniums serve a wide range of purposes in the garden. As ground covers for both sun and shade, these flowering warriors of the garden sprawl and tumble throughout the[...]
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Homeowners’ Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky 9:30 am
Homeowners’ Landscape Design Cli...
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Homeowners' Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky
  This fast-paced, information-saturated clinic will focus on several selected homes of workshop participants for either an in-class presentation or site visit. An active discussion format will focus on common design principles. Problem-solving, conceptualizing a[...]
Contained: The Art of Planting Pots 1:00 pm
Contained: The Art of Planting ... @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Contained:  The Art of Planting Pots @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
This program covers all aspects of container gardening, including soil preparation, plant and pot selection, fertilization and seasonal maintenance. Consider aesthetic concepts when using pots and also how to keep your containers and potted plants[...]
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New Approaches to Supporting Local Farmers 7:00 pm
New Approaches to Supporting Loc... @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – May 22 @ 9:00 pm
New Approaches to Supporting Local Farmers @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Berkshire Botanical Garden and Berkshire Grown are co-sponsoring this evening presentation and discussion. Join Carol Peppe Hewitt, author of Financing our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money, and Dorothy Suput, founder and executive director[...]
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Annual Garden Tour 7:30 am
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Annual G... @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden
May 23 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Annual Garden Tour @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden | New York | New York | United States
Please call the Garden to purchase tickets for this event as we are close to capacity.  413.298.3926 Join the Berkshire Botanical Garden staff for a day-long adventure to the other BBG: Brooklyn Botanic Garden. This[...]
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Opening Reception for Rare Earth: Garden Pots as Sculpture 5:00 pm
Opening Reception for Rare Earth... @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opening Reception for Rare Earth: Garden Pots as Sculpture @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Curated by Joyce Nereaux, who presented exhibitions of birdhouses in 2008 and benches in 2010, Rare Earth:  Garden Pots as Sculpture displays the work of Mark Hewitt in creating a wide variety of magnificent, huge[...]
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