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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!

August 2013 – February 2014

Standing Stones in the Garden:  Stone-Carving Workshop @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
[PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED] Students will learn the ancient art of hand-carving symbols and words into stone. This all-day workshop will provide [...]
Family Fridays - Meet Atka, Ambassador Wolf @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Our popular Family Fridays are back! Meet the feathered, hairy and scaly creatures that live near and far.  Family Friday programs are for children [...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II:  En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
SERIES Non-Member + $175.00SERIES Member + $145.00INDIVIDUAL CLASS + $45 This is one in a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, [...]
Botanical Painting With Watercolor - Master Class with Carol Woodin - August 22nd and 23rd @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
2-DAYS Non-Member + $290.002-DAYS Member + $260.00 Gain confidence and comfort in this class devoted to techniques of botanical painting in watercolor. Using anemones [...]
Seed-Saving In Your New England Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Seed-Saving In Your New England Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
This event is Free to garden members and free with garden admission. Join expert seed saver Randel Agrella from Baker Creek Seeds and New England’s [...]
Family Fridays – Snakes and Frogs @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Family Fridays - Snakes and Frogs @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Our popular Family Fridays are back! Meet the feathered, hairy and scaly creatures that live near and far.  Family Friday programs are for children [...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II:  En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
SERIES Non-Member + $175.00SERIES Member + $145.00INDIVIDUAL CLASS + $45 This is one in a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Passion for Plants—Study Group @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
All three classes Nonmember + $70All three classes Member + $60Individual Class Minor Bulbs for Spring + $25Individual Class Grasses in the Garden + [...]
Invasive Plant Control for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Invasive Plant Control for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Stalking Wild Mushrooms in the Berkshires @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Grasses) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
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
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Woody Plants) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Garden Wrap-Up  (Free Class for Members) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Growing Garlic @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
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
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
Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Hedgerows and Windbreaks for Farm, Garden & Home Landscapes @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Why Grow That When You Can Grow This? Timber Press Author, Andrew Keys @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Bring Nature into the Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Construct a Fairy House or Gnome Home! @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Wreaths from the Wild @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
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
Winter Lecture @ Monument Mountain High School | Great Barrington | Massachusetts | United States
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Seed-A-Thon @ Berkshire Botanical Garden - Center House | Frankfort | Indiana | United States
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Bark and Buds: Winter Identification of Trees and Shrubs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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 [...]

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