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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!

May 2013 – March 2015

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.  [...]
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 [...]
Contained Exuberance: Walk About Tour @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Contained Exuberance:  Walk About Tour @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Exhibits Featured Events
Each year we bring together some of the region’s most talented designers and invite them to create individual container gardens that we display in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Twin Maples Country Estate: Designing a Garden to Complement the House @ offsite
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
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 [...]
The Beautiful Garden of Bunny Williams @ offsite
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
This class is full. Please call 413.298.3926 to inquire about the wait list. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the weather. Participants can choose [...]
Dancing Flowers: The Gardens of Jacob's Pillow @ Offsite: Jacob's Pillow | Becket | Massachusetts | United States
Non-Member + $25.00Member + $20.00 Not only is Jacob’s Pillow one of the Berkshire’s most celebrated cultural institutions and famous dance festivals in the [...]
Late Summer Garden Beauty: Field Study to Hollister House & Brush Hill Gardens @ offsite in Washington, CT
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
  This class is near capacity. To register, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926. Bring a bagged lunch. Participants can choose to carpool or drive [...]
Native Plant Selection and Identification (Herbaceous and Woody) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Native Plant Selection and Identification (Herbaceous and Woody)  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level III D H NP
Classes meet on Thursdays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 9, at 6-9pm and on Saturday, September 27, 10am – 1pm. This is [...]
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level III
This class will explore invasive plants, including their history and introduction intentionally or otherwise into Eastern North America. Learn how these species cause biochemical changes [...]
Growing Inside and Out: Field Study of Smith College Arboretum and Lyman Conservatory @ offsite in Northampton, MA
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $40.00Member + $35.00 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at [...]
Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Landscape Design Clinic with Walt Cudnohufsky @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
$125 All levels (co-enrolled with Horticulture Certificate Program) (To have your project considered, call 413-298-3926 for details) Dress for outdoors, waterproof footwear and a [...]
Rendering @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Rendering @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Level III D H
  Classes meet Wednesdays, 6-9pm, November 5 – December 17 (no class November 26). Rendering is a drawing skill necessary for communicating garden designs [...]
Terrain for Garden Shoppers:Terrarium Demonstration and Shopping Experience @ offsite in Westport, CT
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Education Field Trips Lectures & Workshops
Non-Member + $45.00Member + $40.00 Cost of lunch is not included in fee. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the [...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Extending the Season's Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens throughout the late fall and early spring months. Consider growing under cover [...]
Greenhouse and Plant Conservatory Management @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Greenhouse and Plant Conservatory Management @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Thursdays, January 15 – February 5, at 4 – 7pm. This course will focus on the ins and outs of controlling the [...]
The Business of Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
The Business of Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level III D H NP
Classes meet on Fridays, 1-5pm: January 16, 23 and 30, 2015. This course is a must for those working or planning to work professionally in the field of [...]
Small-Fruit Gardening in the New England Landscape @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Small-Fruit Gardening in the New England Landscape @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Mondays, February 2, 9, 16 and 23, from 6 – 9pm. This course will cover the production basics for strawberries, brambles (raspberry/blackberry), [...]
Organic Vegetable Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Organic Vegetable Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2015. Designed for those starting or caring for a vegetable garden, this course [...]
The Home Fruit Orchard @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
The Home Fruit Orchard @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Fridays, March 13 & 20, from 2-5pm and on Saturday, March 28, from 10am – 3pm. Learn about the art and science [...]

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