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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!

October 2013 – April 2014

Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 26, 2013 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
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 [...]
Hedgerows and Windbreaks for Farm, Garden & Home Landscapes @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 26, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hedgerows and Windbreaks for Farm, Garden & Home Landscapes @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $27.00Member + $22.00 Dress for weather. Field, garden and farm edges are often overlooked and considered a management headache. However, at the [...]
Why Grow That When You Can Grow This? Timber Press Author, Andrew Keys @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 9, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Why Grow That When You Can Grow This? Timber Press Author, Andrew Keys @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $35.00Member + $25.00 Much like high school, the garden is a popularity contest, and as gardeners, we tend to be as sentimental [...]
Bring Nature into the Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bring Nature into the Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $50.00Member + $40.00 Join landscape designer Bridghe McCracken for a detailed program on how to create a biodiverse garden habitat for birds, [...]
Construct a Fairy House or Gnome Home! @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
November 16, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This class has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a future date.  Please call the Garden at 413.298.3926 for more info. All materials included [...]
Wreaths from the Wild @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
December 4, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wreaths from the Wild @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
We’re sorry for any inconvenience, but due to the teacher of this course being called to jury duty, this class has been cancelled. Bring pruners [...]
Holiday Marketplace Cocktail Party @ Exhibit Hall at the Berkshire Botanical Garden
December 6, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Holiday Marketplace Cocktail Party @ Exhibit Hall at the Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Non-Member + $95.00Member + $85.00 It’s the kick-off event of the Holiday Season!  Join us Friday night, December the 6th, as we welcome winter [...]
Holiday Marketplace @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
December 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am – December 8, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
Holiday Marketplace @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Beekeeping for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beekeeping for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $45.00Member + $35.00 Bees can be ordered from Dan so that participants can start a hive in the spring.  Learn how to [...]
Small-Space Garden Solutions @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Small-Space Garden Solutions @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on January 11 and receive a [...]
Annuals: Gardening with Color @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 11, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Annuals: Gardening with Color @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on January 11 and receive a [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Perennial Spring Uprising @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Perennial Spring Uprising @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
All three classes Non-Member + $75.00All three classes Member + $65.00Individual class + $25.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Small, Green and Beautiful: Conifers for Small Gardens @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Small, Green and Beautiful: Conifers for Small Gardens @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
All three classes Non-Member + $75.00All three classes Member + $65.00Individual class + $25.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to [...]
Working with Wood: Build Your Own Double Paddle Canoe @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 24, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Working with Wood: Build Your Own Double Paddle Canoe @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $600.00Member + $500.00tandem canoe for couples + $900.00 This is a two-weekend, hands-on workshop that meets on: Friday, January 24, 4 – [...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (II) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (II) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $50.00Member + $40.00 Bring a bag lunch.  Learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens throughout the [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Beyond Lilies: Summer and Fall Bulbs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
January 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Beyond Lilies: Summer and Fall Bulbs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $60.00Member + $50.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest to the staff. [...]
Grow More with Less @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grow More with Less @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both programs on February 1 and receive a [...]
New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs for the Forward-Thinking Gardener @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 1, 2014 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs for the Forward-Thinking Gardener @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both programs on February 1 and receive a [...]
Permaculture @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Permaculture @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Thursdays, 6-9pm: February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. Permaculture is multi-disciplinary approach to designing and maintaining productive, regenerative human ecosystems. In this [...]
Winter Lecture @ Monument Mountain High School
February 8, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Winter Lecture @ Monument Mountain High School | Great Barrington | Massachusetts | United States
Online registration for this event is now closed.  Tickets may be purchased at the door starting at 1pm on Saturday, February 8th.  Hope to see [...]
Seed-A-Thon @ Berkshire Botanical Garden - Center House
February 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Seed-A-Thon @ Berkshire Botanical Garden - Center House | Frankfort | Indiana | United States
Please RSVP to this event by calling 413.298.3926.  There is no charge, we just want an idea of who’s coming!  This event will be held [...]
Bark and Buds: Winter Identification of Trees and Shrubs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bark and Buds: Winter Identification of Trees and Shrubs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Bring bagged lunch. Dress for limited outdoor fieldwork.  Discover the many plants that lend bark, buds, fruit and structural interest to the garden in fall [...]
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Registration for this event is now closed.  Walk-ins can not be accommodated. Join Sir Peter Crane for a discussion of his latest book, Ginkgo: The [...]
Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 This lecture is not just for gardeners but for those who know and cherish Beatrix Potter and her classic [...]
The Wonderful World of Maples @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Wonderful World of Maples @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a [...]
Woodland Treasures @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Woodland Treasures @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a [...]
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey… @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 15, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey... @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class has been cancelled.  For more information call the Garden at 413.298.3926. Join the fascinating world of Linda Rutenburg, Canadian photographer and gardener, as [...]
Botanicals with Quill Pen and Ink @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Botanicals with Quill Pen and Ink @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $300.00Member + $275.00   This is a three-day workshop that meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 19, 20 and 21, 10am [...]
Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees @ offsite
March 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees @ offsite
This class is full.  To be added to the wait list, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926 Participants should dress warmly and bring pruners and [...]
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert’s Guide to Growing Vegetables and Annuals @ Left Field Farm, Middlefield, MA
April 5, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert's Guide to Growing Vegetables and Annuals @ Left Field Farm, Middlefield, MA
This class is near capacity.  Please call 413.298.3926 to register. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in [...]

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