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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 2013

Building A Dry Stone Wall @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Building A Dry Stone Wall @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
  Non-Member + $95.00Member + $85.00 This hands-on program will cover the basics of dry stone wall building, including planning and layout and demonstrations on [...]
Transplanting Shrubs and Planting Small Ornamental Trees @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $42.00Member + $35.00 Learn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop. All aspects of successful planting will be demonstrated, [...]
Not Your Grandmother’s Peonies @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Not Your Grandmother's Peonies @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-member + $27Member + $25 Consider the showgirls of the garden, herbaceous peonies. Elisabeth Cary will take students on a tour of some of [...]
Passion for Plants - Thursdays, May 2nd-16th 10am-Noon
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-member + $75Member + $70 Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest: [...]
ATTENTION: Setting Up a Beehive: POSTPONED @ Offsite location: Elisabeth Cary House
ATTENTION: Setting Up a Beehive: POSTPONED @ Offsite location:  Elisabeth Cary House | Sheffield | Massachusetts | United States
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $45.00Member + $35.00 Attention:  The date of this class has been delayed to an undetermined date due to an  delay in bee [...]
Opening Reception for Down to Earth:  Architects Redesign the Potting Shed @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Exhibits Featured Events
Non-member + $35Member + $25 This year, we’ve invited six architects to the Garden to give us their artistic interpretation of the Potting Shed.  [...]
Roy Boutard Day @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Roy Boutard Day @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Featured Events
Tradition, education and of course, gardening are the focus of our annual Roy Boutard Day held this year on May 5th.  A garden tour [...]
Flowering Shrubs to Grow at Home @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Flowering Shrubs to Grow at Home @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-member + $27Member + $25 Longing for that special hydrangea? Remember that sweet shrub your grandmother had? Learn about the amazing variety of flowering [...]
The Land of Geraniums @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
The Land of Geraniums @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-member + $27Member + $25 Although a modest group of plants, geraniums serve a wide range of purposes in the garden. As ground covers [...]
Homeowners' Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky
May 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $145.00Member + $125.00   This fast-paced, information-saturated clinic will focus on several selected homes of workshop participants for either an in-class presentation [...]
Contained: The Art of Planting Pots @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Contained:  The Art of Planting Pots @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 This program covers all aspects of container gardening, including soil preparation, plant and pot selection, fertilization and seasonal maintenance. [...]
New Approaches to Supporting Local Farmers @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center
New Approaches to Supporting Local Farmers @ Berkshire Botanical Garden Education Center | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Nonmember + $15Members + $10 Berkshire Botanical Garden and Berkshire Grown are co-sponsoring this evening presentation and discussion. Join Carol Peppe Hewitt, author of [...]
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Annual Garden Tour @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden | New York | New York | United States
May 23 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
Please call the Garden to purchase tickets for this event as we are close to capacity.  413.298.3926 Join the Berkshire Botanical Garden staff for a [...]
Opening Reception for Rare Earth: Garden Pots as Sculpture @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Exhibits Featured Events
Non-member + $35Member + $25 Curated by Joyce Nereaux, who presented exhibitions of birdhouses in 2008 and benches in 2010, Rare Earth:  Garden Pots [...]
Amazing Trees @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Amazing Trees @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am Education Lectures & Workshops
Tour the grounds of Berkshire Botanical Garden, view the exceptional tree collection and learn about these gentle giants and their importance in the landscape. Continue [...]
Tasting Terroir:  A Story of Earth, Wine and Human Hope @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Consider the role of terroir throughout the history of wine.While highlighting the essential role of earth in the terroir [...]
At Home in a Potager Garden @ Offsite Location. Carpool to site from BBG
At Home in a Potager Garden @ Offsite Location.  Carpool to site from BBG
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $55.00Member + $45.00   Growing food at home in a beautifully designed potager garden is a combination of the best of both [...]
Native Knowledge: Learning about Native Plants at Nasami Farm @ Meet at Berkshire Botanical Garden. Carpool to site.
Native Knowledge:  Learning about Native Plants at Nasami Farm @ Meet at Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Carpool to site.
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $55.00Member + $45.00   Explore one of New England’s best native plant nurseries: Nasami Farm, the native plant nursery and sanctuary of [...]
Farm In The Garden Camp – Week 1 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 1 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm Children & Family Programs Education
Limited space remaining.  Please call the Garden to register:  413.298.3926 Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the [...]
Farm In The Garden Camp – Week 2 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 2 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm Children & Family Programs Education
Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your [...]
The Garden In Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
SERIES Non-Member + $175.00SERIES Member + $145.00INDIVIDUAL CLASS + $45 This is a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, July 8, [...]
Collecting Woody Plants @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Collecting Woody Plants @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $45.00Member + $35.00 Longing for that special hydrangea? Learn how to propagate easy-to-grow shrubs and trees. This workshop will cover how to [...]
Farm In The Garden Camp – Week 3 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 3 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm Children & Family Programs Education
Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your [...]
The Garden In Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 15 @ 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, [...]
Meadow Gardening at its Very Best @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Meadow Gardening at its Very Best @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
To register for this class, please call the Garden as we are nearing capacity. This field study will give participants an in-depth look at an [...]
Farm In The Garden Camp – Week 4 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 4 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm Children & Family Programs Education
Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your [...]
The Garden In Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 22 @ 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, [...]
Farm In The Garden Camp – Week 5 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 5 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm Children & Family Programs Education
Limited space remaining.  Please call the Garden to register:  413.298.3926 Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the [...]
The Garden In Watercolors Session I: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 29 @ 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, [...]
Landscape Painting with John MacDonald - Oils or Acrylics @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Education Lectures & Workshops
TWO-DAYS Non-Member + $260.00TWO-DAYS Member + $240.00 This two-day intensive painting workshop will focus on using the essentials of painting – composition, value, color [...]

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