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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!

October 2013 – July 2014

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 [...]
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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. [...]
Stars of the Garden: Small Flowering Trees
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
World of Peonies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
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
Saying It with Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 15 @ 6:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm Featured Events Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
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
Jun 3 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Featured Events Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
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
Amazing Trees @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am Education Lectures & Workshops
 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
Jun 10 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Jun 17 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Seeing Flowers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
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
Jun 24 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Jul 1 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Jul 8 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
  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
Jul 15 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
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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