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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!

November 2013 – April 2014

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 [...]
Holiday Marketplace Cocktail Party @ Exhibit Hall at the Berkshire Botanical Garden
Holiday Marketplace Cocktail Party @ Exhibit Hall at the Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Featured Events
Non-Member + $95.00Member + $85.00 It’s the kick-off event of the Holiday Season!  Join us Friday night, December the 6th, as we welcome winter [...]
Holiday Marketplace @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Holiday Marketplace @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm Featured Events
Beekeeping for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Beekeeping for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $45.00Member + $35.00 Bees can be ordered from Dan so that participants can start a hive in the spring.  Learn how to [...]
Small-Space Garden Solutions @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Small-Space Garden Solutions @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on January 11 and receive a [...]
Annuals: Gardening with Color @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Annuals: Gardening with Color @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on January 11 and receive a [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Perennial Spring Uprising @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Perennial Spring Uprising @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
All three classes Non-Member + $75.00All three classes Member + $65.00Individual class + $25.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Small, Green and Beautiful: Conifers for Small Gardens @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
All three classes Non-Member + $75.00All three classes Member + $65.00Individual class + $25.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to [...]
Working with Wood: Build Your Own Double Paddle Canoe @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Working with Wood: Build Your Own Double Paddle Canoe @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $600.00Member + $500.00tandem canoe for couples + $900.00 This is a two-weekend, hands-on workshop that meets on: Friday, January 24, 4 – [...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (II) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $50.00Member + $40.00 Bring a bag lunch.  Learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens throughout the [...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Beyond Lilies: Summer and Fall Bulbs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Passion for Plants—Study Group: Beyond Lilies: Summer and Fall Bulbs @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $60.00Member + $50.00 Join a study group at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest to the staff. [...]
Grow More with Less @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Grow More with Less @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both programs on February 1 and receive a [...]
New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs for the Forward-Thinking Gardener @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
New and Exciting Trees and Shrubs for the Forward-Thinking Gardener @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both programs on February 1 and receive a [...]
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 [...]
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am Lectures & Workshops
Registration for this event is now closed.  Walk-ins can not be accommodated. Join Sir Peter Crane for a discussion of his latest book, Ginkgo: The [...]
Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Beatrix Potter's Gardening Life @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 This lecture is not just for gardeners but for those who know and cherish Beatrix Potter and her classic [...]
The Wonderful World of Maples @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
The Wonderful World of Maples @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a [...]
Woodland Treasures @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Woodland Treasures @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.002 Classes Non-Member + $54.002 Classes Member + $45.00 Sign up for both classes on March 8 and receive a [...]
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey… @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
The Garden at Night: A Photographic Journey... @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
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 [...]
Botanicals with Quill Pen and Ink @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Botanicals with Quill Pen and Ink @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $300.00Member + $275.00   This is a three-day workshop that meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 19, 20 and 21, 10am [...]
Pruning for Fruit Production: Pome and Stone Fruit Trees @ offsite
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
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 [...]
Ready, Set, Grow! An Expert's Guide to Growing Vegetables and Annuals @ Left Field Farm, Middlefield, MA
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Lectures & Workshops
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
Northeast Wildflowers to Brighten Your Spring Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
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
Tomato Basics @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
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
Setting Up a Beehive @ Center House at BBG
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
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)
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Lectures & Workshops
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 [...]

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