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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!

August – October 2014

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 is full. Please call 413.298.3926 to inquire about the wait list. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the weather. Participants can choose [...]
BABE – Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BABE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
FREE Family Movie Night! Bring the family, your friends and a picnic to the Berkshire Botanical Garden for a special, free screening of BABE, the [...]
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 [...]
Grow Show @ The Garden
August 9, 2014 – August 10, 2014 all-day
Grow Show @ The Garden
44th Annual Grow Show You grow it, we show it!  We welcome all age groups, experience levels and different kinds of plants at our [...]
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
This class is full. To inquire about the wait list, call the office at 413.298.3926. Class meets on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 13, 14 [...]
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 + $290.00Member + $260.00 This class is near capacity. Please call 413-298-3926 to register. This class meets on Thursday & Friday, August 21 [...]
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 [...]
RATATOUILLE – Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
August 31, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RATATOUILLE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
FREE Family Movie Night! Our outdoor movie series continues on August 31st with the film Ratatouille – a film about a rat who longs to [...]
Garden Practicum @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 2, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Garden Practicum  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Initial Fall Meeting, Tuesday,  Sept. 2, 5 pm The practicum complements classroom work through hands-on training in the garden. Work alongside garden staff practicing gardening [...]
Herbaceous Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Herbaceous Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014. Learn about the basic herbaceous plants used in the garden setting including identification, planting, [...]
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 [...]
Native Plant Selection and Identification (Herbaceous and Woody) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Native Plant Selection and Identification (Herbaceous and Woody)  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Thursdays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 9, at 6-9pm and on Saturday, September 27, 10am – 1pm. This is [...]
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 13, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This class will explore invasive plants, including their history and introduction intentionally or otherwise into Eastern North America. Learn how these species cause biochemical changes [...]
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 [...]
Drafting for Garden Design @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Drafting for Garden Design @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet Mondays, 6-9pm: September 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. This seven-week studio intensive is essential for students who anticipate [...]
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 [...]
Ornamental Woody Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ornamental Woody Plants   @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 5-8pm: September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 2014. Please note time change. Focus on the bones of the garden with [...]
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 [...]
Plant Health Care @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Plant Health Care @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: October 28, November 4, 11, 18, 2014. Look at factors that affect plant health care including insects, diseases, pathogens [...]

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