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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 – August 2014

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 [...]
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
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Learn about the importance of native wildflowers and how to bring them into the garden setting. Wildflowers brighten the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Rejuvenating Shrubs: Lilacs, Weigela, Forsythia and More… @ offsite (location to be determined)
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 [...]
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. [...]
Drifts of Daffodils @ offsite
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 [...]
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 [...]
Annual Spring Trip: Down and Dirty in Rhode Island @ offsite
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, [...]
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 [...]
The Especially Fragrant Garden of Page Dickey: Shrub Roses and More… @ North Salem, NY
June 4, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Especially Fragrant Garden of Page Dickey: Shrub Roses and More... @ North Salem, NY
Non-Member + $60.00Member + $50.00 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at [...]
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 [...]
Yoga in the Garden
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 [...]
Seeing Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
June 18, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Seeing Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 We’ve all seen red roses, blue irises and yellow daffodils. But when we really look closely at a flower, [...]
Wild Harvest: Sharing Mother Nature’s Bounty  Edible and Medicinal Field Study @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
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
Non-Member + $35.00Member + $30.00 Join herbalist Dina Falconi and explore the plants of the gardens, meadows and woodland edges of the Berkshire Botanical [...]
Yoga in the Garden
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 [...]
Opening Reception for Windswept @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
June 27, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Opening Reception for Windswept @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
 
Yoga in the 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
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 [...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
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
  SERIES Non-Member + $175.00SERIES Member + $145.00INDIVIDUAL CLASS + $45 Classes meet on four Wednesdays, July 9 – 30, 10 am – 1 pm. Materials list [...]
Yoga in the Garden
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 [...]
Twin Maples Country Estate: Designing a Garden to Complement the House @ offsite
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 [...]
Yoga in the Garden
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
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 [...]
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
Non-Member + $85.00Member + $75.00 Materials fee of $10 paid directly to the instructor. Bring a bag lunch.  Supply list is here. Join cut-paper artist [...]
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 [...]

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