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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!

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[...]
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[...]
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 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
 
July 1, 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[...]
July 8, 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[...]
July 9, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Garden in Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
  Classes meet on four Wednesdays, July 9 – 30, 10 am – 1 pm. Materials list is here. Seeing and painting the garden en plein air is the subject of this class. Students of all levels are[...]
July 15, 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[...]
July 17, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Twin Maples Country Estate: Designing a Garden to Complement the House @ offsite
This class is full.  Please call 413.298.3926 for wait list information. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the weather. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in[...]
July 22, 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[...]
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 Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
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
Materials fee of $10 paid directly to the instructor. Bring a bag lunch.  Supply list is here. Join cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton for a fun, hands-on workshop on the art of Scherenschnitte (cut paper). Learn simple[...]
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 Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]

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