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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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Landscape Design I 6:00 pm
Landscape Design I @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 9:00 pm
Classes meet on Mondays, 6-9 pm: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015. Focus on the “big picture” and learn the principles of design, importance of drainage, and view slides of both successful and troubled landscapes. [...]
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Growing Vegetables at Home 6:00 pm
Growing Vegetables at Home @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Growing Vegetables at Home @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This 5-session course meets on Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm, from March 3-31. It is co-enrolled with the Horticulture Certificate Program. Learn how to grow vegetables all season long in our regional gardens. Designed for homeowners starting a[...]
Organic Vegetable Gardening 6:00 pm
Organic Vegetable Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm
Organic Vegetable Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2015. Designed for those starting or caring for a vegetable garden, this course will include discussion of soil and nutrient management, seed selection, crop[...]
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Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert’s Guide to Growing Vegetable and Annual Starts 10:00 am
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert’s Gu... @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert’s Guide to Growing Vegetable and Annual Starts @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Learn vegetable and flower seed-starting and plant-growing techniques that result in vigorous plants from grower Maureen Sullivan. This workshop will focus on indoor sowing and growing-on practices, including preparation of an effective seed-sowing schedule, techniques[...]
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The Orchard at Home 10:00 am
The Orchard at Home @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Orchard at Home @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This three-session course meets on two Fridays, March 13 and 20, and on Saturday, March 28, 10am – 3pm. It is co-enrolled with the Horticulture Certificate Program. Learn how to grow a successful home fruit orchard, including[...]
The Home Fruit Orchard 2:00 pm
The Home Fruit Orchard @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Classes meet on Fridays, March 13 & 20, from 2-5pm and on Saturday, March 28, from 10am – 3pm. Learn about the art and science of planting and caring for a fruit orchard, including both[...]
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Bonsai Workshop 10:00 am
Bonsai Workshop @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bonsai Workshop @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Fee includes all materials. Those signing up for this class and Glen’s January 31st lecture will receive a 10% discount on both. Learn about bonsai, the ancient Japanese method of growing, pruning and caring for a[...]
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Grafting Heirloom Apple Trees for the Home Garden 10:00 am
Grafting Heirloom Apple Trees fo... @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Grafting Heirloom Apple Trees for the Home Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Explore the art and science of grafting plants. Join grafting guru Adam Wheeler, from Connecticut’s Broken Arrow Nursery, for this hands-on workshop that explores the world of grafting with a focus on heirloom apples trees. Participants will be[...]
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Sketching Nature 10:00 am
Sketching Nature @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sketching Nature @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This is a three-day workshop, meeting on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 25, 26 and 27, 10am – 4pm. Bring a bag lunch. Materials list available here. Have you ever wanted to sketch a favorite[...]
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Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees 10:00 am
Pruning for Fruit Production: Po... @ offsite
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees @ offsite
Snow date: Sunday, March 29. Participants should dress warmly and bring pruners and a bag lunch. Directions available here. This demonstration/workshop will focus on the specifics of pruning stone and pome fruit trees and some[...]
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