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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!

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
This lecture is not just for gardeners but for those who know and cherish Beatrix Potter and her classic tales. Her characters exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens, a world born[...]
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
Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a 10% discount:  The Wonderful World of Maples + Woodland Treasures Join horticulturalist Kevin Wilcox for an in depth look at Maples: the genus Acer.  He[...]
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
Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a 10% discount:  Woodland Treasures + The Wonderful World of Maples Learn about the beautiful woodland plants grown by John Lonsdale from Edgewood Gardens, his[...]
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 she shares her five-year project in the US, Canada and[...]
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
  This is a three-day workshop that meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 19, 20 and 21, 10am – 4pm. Bring a bag lunch. Materials list available here. Learn the art of beautiful pen-and-ink[...]
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 a bag lunch. Directions available here. Snow date: March 30.[...]
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 the parking lot at Berkshire Botanical Garden for a 9[...]
Northeast Wildflowers to Brighten Your Spring Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
April 12, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Northeast Wildflowers to Brighten Your Spring Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Learn about the importance of native wildflowers and how to bring them into the garden setting. Wildflowers brighten the New England woodlands in spring and are more than just a delight for the eye and[...]
Tomato Basics @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
April 12, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tomato Basics @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class is nearing capacity. Please call 413.298.3926 to register. This presentation is designed to help you understand the various types of tomatoes, the best time to start them from seed and when to set[...]
Setting Up a Beehive @ Center House at BBG
April 18, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Setting Up a Beehive @ Center House at BBG
Please call 413.298.3926 to register. A list of suggested safety equipment is listed below although these items are not mandatory.  Join beekeeper Jan Johnson for step-by-step instruction and demonstration on setting up a beehive, beginning indoors with a[...]
April 19, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rejuvenating Shrubs: Lilacs, Weigela, Forsythia and More... @ offsite (location to be determined)
This class is near capacity.  Please call the garden at 413.298.3926 to register. Participants should bring hand pruners and work gloves and dress for the weather. Is that old lilac refusing to flower? Spring is[...]
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
Bring work gloves and dress for the weather. Learn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop. All aspects of successful planting will be demonstrated, and participants will assist in transplanting a multi-stem[...]
April 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Drifts of Daffodils @ offsite
This class is nearing capacity.  Please call 413.298.3926 for availability. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at Berkshire Botanical Garden for a 9:45[...]
May 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stars of the Garden: Small Flowering Trees
Consider the showgirls of the garden, the small flowering trees. At a perfect time for planting, join Elisabeth Cary for a comprehensive tour of hardy trees under 30 feet tall. Each selection will be discussed[...]
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
Select peonies will be available for sale. Gardeners have always loved peonies but recently have refocused their interest on the genus Paeonia. With new availability of woodland peonies, tree (suffruticosa) peonies and the explosion of[...]
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
Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at Berkshire Botanical Garden for a 9 am departure. Carpool will return at approximately 1 pm. For[...]
37th Annual Plant Sale 2014 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 9, 2014 @ 8:00 am – May 10, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
37th Annual Plant Sale 2014 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
What better way to start the season than with our 37th annual Plant Sale!  We’ve hand picked and grown some of our favorite plant selections and new varieties this year – you won’t want to[...]
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 Moss Roses in a Vase by Édouard Manet and Peonies[...]
May 22, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm
Annual Spring Trip: Down and Dirty in Rhode Island @ offsite
This trip has neared capacity.  To reserve your space call the Garden at 413.298.3926. Dress for the weather, bring a bag lunch and wear comfortable, sturdy footwear. Those wishing to order the take-out meal of fish[...]
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The home of Jean and Georgeanne Rousseau @ Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
This event has filled. Please call 413.298.3926 or email info@berkshirebotanical.org to join the waitlist. We start our Cocktails in Great Gardens season off with a bang at the home of Jean and Georgeanne Rousseau. Hors[...]
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 Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
June 4, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Especially Fragrant Garden of Page Dickey: Shrub Roses and More... @ North Salem, NY
Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at Berkshire Botanical Garden for an 8:30 am departure. Carpool will return at approximately 3:30 pm. Join[...]
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 gentle giants and the importance of shade trees in the[...]
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 Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
June 17, 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 Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Seeing Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
June 18, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Seeing Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
We’ve all seen red roses, blue irises and yellow daffodils. But when we really look closely at a flower, whole new worlds of beauty and intricacy emerge. Join author Teri Dunn Chace for this illustrated[...]
June 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The Home of Bunny Williams @ The Home of Bunny Williams | Richmond | Massachusetts | United States
This event is nearing capacity.  Please call 413.298.3926 to purchase tickets. One of the finest gardens around and home of one of the most well known gardeners just about anywhere – The home of Bunny[...]
June 21, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wild Harvest: Sharing Mother Nature's Bounty  Edible and Medicinal Field Study @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the plants of the gardens, meadows and woodland edges of the Berkshire Botanical Garden. Learn to identify these plants using basic sensory skills, and discover how they are used[...]
June 24, 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 Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Opening Reception for Windswept @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
June 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opening Reception for Windswept @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
 

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