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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!

September 2013 – June 2014

Invasive Plant Control for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 14, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Invasive Plant Control for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $27.00Member + $22.00 Invasive plants are becoming an increasing threat to the environment as bittersweet, garlic mustard and multiflora rose sweep rampant [...]
Stalking Wild Mushrooms in the Berkshires @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 14, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stalking Wild Mushrooms in the Berkshires @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $27.00Member + $22.00 Dress for outdoors; participants will carpool to a short walk. Learn all about fungi with a focus on those [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Grasses) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 18, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Grasses) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Individual Class Grasses in the Garden + $25 Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups [...]
The High Line and Battery Park City @ Field trip - Bus will depart from Berkshire Botanical Garden promptly at 7:30
September 19, 2013 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm
The High Line and Battery Park City @ Field trip - Bus will depart from Berkshire Botanical Garden promptly at 7:30
This event is almost full.  To make a reservation, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926. Join the staff of the Berkshire Botanical Garden for a [...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (1) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 21, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (1) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
PLEASE NOTE:  This class was originally scheduled for September 21, but was postponed due to illness.  Please excuse any inconvenience. Non-Member + $50.00Member + $40.00 [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Woody Plants) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 25, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Woody Plants) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Individual Class Woody Plants of Merit + $25 Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups [...]
The Fruit Garden of Lee Reich and Garden Tour at Mohonk Mountain House @ Field Trip/Carpool
September 26, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Fruit Garden of  Lee Reich and Garden Tour at Mohonk Mountain House @ Field Trip/Carpool
To register for this event, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately to New Paltz, NY. Those joining [...]
Fall and Winter Bloom in the Solar Greenhouse, Unheated Glassed-In Porch or Spare Bedroom @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
September 28, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Non-Member + $27.00Member + $22.00 Do you want the sights and smells of flowers in winter, but rising fuel costs seem to put a [...]
Garden Wrap-Up (Free Class for Members) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 10, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Non-Member + $27.00free for Members Dress for outdoors. Assess the year’s gardening successes and failures, review the gardening events of the spring and summer [...]
Growing Garlic @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 12, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Growing Garlic @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $27.00Member + $22.00 This lecture on growing garlic by “garden guru” Ron Kujawski—held just in time to plant your garlic—will inspire, inform [...]
Sissinghurst: Portrait of a Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am
Sissinghurst:  Portrait of a Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
We are almost full for this event!  Please call the garden at 413.298.3926 to inquire about availability and purchase tickets . Join former Sissinghurst head [...]
Planting Plan Design Studio @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
October 24, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Planting Plan Design Studio @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Thursdays, 6-9pm: October 24, 31; November 7, 14, 21, 28; December 5, 12, 19. Learn how to design a planting plan for [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $40.00Member + $35.00 Bring work gloves and dress for the weather. Learn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop. [...]
Stars of the Garden: Small Flowering Trees
May 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stars of the Garden: Small Flowering Trees
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Consider the showgirls of the garden, the small flowering trees. At a perfect time for planting, join Elisabeth Cary [...]
World of Peonies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 3, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
World of Peonies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Select peonies will be available for sale. Gardeners have always loved peonies but recently have refocused their interest on [...]
Pine Hollow Arboretum Study Tour @ Pine Hollow Arboretum
May 8, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pine Hollow Arboretum Study Tour @ Pine Hollow Arboretum | Slingerlands | New York | United States
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at [...]
Saying It with Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Saying It with Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 413-298-3926. From the symbolic flower in Piero della Francesca’s Virgin and Child Enthroned with Four Angels to [...]
Yoga in the Garden
June 3, 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 [...]
Amazing Trees @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
June 5, 2014 @ 10:00 am
Amazing Trees @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
 Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 413-298-3926. Tour the grounds of Berkshire Botanical Garden, view the exceptional tree collection and learn about these [...]
Yoga in the Garden
June 10, 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 [...]

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