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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!

July – November 2014

Yoga in the Garden
July 29, 2014 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
The Art of Cut Paper: Scherenschnitte @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
July 31, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Art of Cut Paper: Scherenschnitte @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $85.00Member + $75.00 Materials fee of $10 paid directly to the instructor. Bring a bag lunch.  Supply list is here. Join cut-paper artist [...]
Yoga in the Garden
August 5, 2014 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Garden in Watercolors Session II: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
SERIES Non-Member + $175.00SERIES Member + $145.00INDIVIDUAL CLASS + $45 Classes meet on four Wednesdays, August 6 – 27, 10 am – 1 pm. [...]
The Beautiful Garden of Bunny Williams @ offsite
August 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Beautiful Garden of Bunny Williams @ offsite
This class has limited space remaining.  Please call 413.298.3926 to sign up or inquire about the wait list. Bring a bag lunch and dress for [...]
Birds of Prey: Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabilitator @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 8, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Birds of Prey: Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabilitator @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi for his ever popular presentation on birds of prey. This program is designed for all ages. Tom will share the [...]
Yoga in the Garden
August 12, 2014 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Botanical Illustration: Colorful Garden Fruits and Berries with Colored Pencil @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Botanical Illustration: Colorful Garden Fruits and Berries with Colored Pencil @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
3-DAYS Non-Member + $290.003-DAYS Member + $260.00 Class meets on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 13, 14 & 15, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring [...]
Dancing Flowers: The Gardens of Jacob’s Pillow @ Offsite: Jacob's Pillow
August 14, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Dancing Flowers: The Gardens of Jacob's Pillow @ Offsite: Jacob's Pillow | Becket | Massachusetts | United States
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Not only is Jacob’s Pillow one of the Berkshire’s most celebrated cultural institutions and famous dance festivals in the [...]
Wonderful Mammals of Fields and Forests: Rick Roth of the Creature Teachers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 15, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Wonderful Mammals of Fields and Forests: Rick Roth of the Creature Teachers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the furry creatures that inhabit the landscape with us. Travelling under cover of dark, many of these [...]
Yoga in the Garden
August 19, 2014 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Monet: Painter, Plantsman @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 20, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Monet: Painter, Plantsman @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Throughout his long life, Monet displayed a passionate regard for the beauty of nature. His principal activity was the [...]
Botanical Watercolor Painting with Carol Woodin @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 21, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Botanical Watercolor Painting with Carol Woodin @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
  2-DAYS Non-Member + $290.003-DAYS Member + $260.00 This workshop meets on Thursday & Friday, August 21 & 22, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring a bag [...]
The Fabulous Snakes of Berkshire County: Professor Tom Tyning, Reptile Expert @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am
The Fabulous Snakes of Berkshire County: Professor Tom Tyning, Reptile Expert @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the least known and most fascinating animals of our backyard. The illustrated talk will [...]
Yoga in the Garden
August 26, 2014 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Late Summer Garden Beauty: Field Study to Hollister House & Brush Hill Gardens @ offsite in Washington, CT
September 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Late Summer Garden Beauty: Field Study to Hollister House & Brush Hill Gardens @ offsite in Washington, CT
  Non-Member + $40.00Member + $35.00 Bring a bagged lunch. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in [...]
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $35.00Member + $35.00 All levels (co-sponsored with the Horticulture Certificate Program) This class will explore invasive plants, including their history and introduction [...]
Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 20, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $35.00Member + $30.00 Wear waterproof outerwear and boots; bring pruners.  Autumn is a great time to assess your woody plants for shape [...]
Garden Wrap-Up @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 2, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Garden Wrap-Up @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $20.00Member + $15.00 Dress for outdoors. Assess the year’s gardening successes and failures, review the gardening events of the spring and summer [...]
Growing Inside and Out: Field Study of Smith College Arboretum and Lyman Conservatory @ offsite in Northampton, MA
October 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Growing Inside and Out: Field Study of Smith College Arboretum and Lyman Conservatory @ offsite in Northampton, MA
Non-Member + $40.00Member + $35.00 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at [...]
Building a Dry Stone Wall @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 18, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Building a Dry Stone Wall @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $85.00Member + $75.00 Rain date: Sunday, October 19, 9 am – 3 pm Dress for outdoor work and bring safety glasses, heavy [...]
Dutch Garden Designer Jacqueline van der Kloet: “Magical Mixes” @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dutch Garden Designer Jacqueline van der Kloet:  “Magical Mixes” @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $35.00Member + $30.00 Join Jacqueline van der Kloet for a talk on plant combinations in her garden designs. She will focus on [...]
Botanical Illustration: The Beauty of Pen and Ink Rendering @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Botanical Illustration: The Beauty of Pen and Ink Rendering @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member $300; Member $275 All levels (some knowledge of crow quill pen techniques is suggested) This class meets on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, October 29, [...]
Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 1, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
$125 All levels (co-enrolled with Horticulture Certificate Program) (To have your project considered, call 413-298-3926 for details) Dress for outdoors, waterproof footwear and a [...]
Chain Saw Safety and Operation for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chain Saw Safety and Operation for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $27.00Member + $22.00 Dress for outdoors demonstration. Chain saws are powerful tools that can be intimidating to use. The importance of safe [...]
Growing Food in Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Growing Food in Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Join Peter Hatch, Emeritus Director of Gardens and Grounds at  Monticello, for a journey into growing food in Thomas [...]
Making More Plants: Propagating Your Own Woody Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Making More Plants: Propagating Your Own Woody Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $40.00Member + $35.00 All levels, limited to 20 (materials fee of $10) Back by popular demand!  Join woody plant specialist Adam Wheeler [...]
Terrain for Garden Shoppers:Terrarium Demonstration and Shopping Experience @ offsite in Westport, CT
November 12, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Terrain for Garden Shoppers:Terrarium Demonstration and Shopping Experience @ offsite in Westport, CT
Non-Member + $45.00Member + $40.00 Cost of lunch is not included in fee. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the [...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons @ offsite in Tyringham, MA
November 15, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons @ offsite in Tyringham, MA
  $55 Lecture/offsite field study to Woven Roots Farm, Tyringham, MA  All levels (co-sponsored with Horticulture Certificate Program)  Learn how to extend the season’s harvest [...]
Listening to Songs: The Natural History of Birdsong @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 16, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Non-Member + $10.00Member + $5.00 Do you ever wonder what the catbird is saying? Join Professor Bruce Byers for an introduction to the beauty [...]

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