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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!

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 Berkshire Botanical Garden
This year, we’ve invited six architects to the Garden to give us their artistic interpretation of the Potting Shed.  The exhibit will run from May 5th through Columbus day, with an opening reception and cocktail[...]
Opening Reception for Rare Earth: Garden Pots as Sculpture @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Curated by Joyce Nereaux, who presented exhibitions of birdhouses in 2008 and benches in 2010, Rare Earth:  Garden Pots as Sculpture displays the work of Mark Hewitt in creating a wide variety of magnificent, huge[...]
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 1 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
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 Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your 5-10[...]
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 2 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your 5-10 year old join us for one of our five, one-week[...]
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 3 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 19 @ 3:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your 5-10 year old join us for one of our five, one-week[...]
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 4 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Kids, parents, grandparents and farm animals all agree – Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Farm in the Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your 5-10 year old join us for one of our five, one-week[...]
Farm In The Garden Camp - Week 5 @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
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 Garden Camp is THE place to be! Have your 5-10[...]
Family Fridays - Birds of Prey - Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabillitator @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am 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 and adults, open to all, and free with paid admission to[...]
Contained Exuberance:  Walk About Tour @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am Berkshire Botanical Garden
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 an exhibit we like to call Contained Exuberance.  Tucked away in[...]
Family Fridays - Meet Atka, Ambassador Wolf @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am 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 and adults, open to all, and free with paid admission to[...]
Family Fridays - Snakes and Frogs @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am 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 and adults, open to all, and free with paid admission to[...]
Permaculture @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 6 @ 9:00 pm 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 class, students will gain the framework and information to design, build[...]
Woodworker's Guild Show
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm
BABE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 9:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
FREE Family Movie Night! Bring the family, your friends and a picnic to the Berkshire Botanical Garden for a special, free screening of BABE, the charming tale of a small country pig who dreams of[...]
Birds of Prey: Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabilitator @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi for his ever popular presentation on birds of prey. This program is designed for all ages. Tom will share the natural history of these magnificent birds, demonstrate some of their[...]
Wonderful Mammals of Fields and Forests: Rick Roth of the Creature Teachers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the furry creatures that inhabit the landscape with us. Travelling under cover of dark, many of these amazing mammals seldom show themselves to humans during the day. Instructor[...]
The Fabulous Snakes of Berkshire County: Professor Tom Tyning, Reptile Expert @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the least known and most fascinating animals of our backyard. The illustrated talk will include methods of identifying snakes, a bit about their biology,[...]
CANCELED: RATATOUILLE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Unfortunately, this event has been canceled.  Please excuse any inconvenience this may have caused.  Thank you! FREE Family Movie Night! Our outdoor movie series continues on August 31st with the film Ratatouille – a film[...]
Native Plant Selection and Identification (Herbaceous and Woody)  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 11 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Thursdays, September 11 & 18 and October 2 & 9, at 6-9pm and on Saturday, September 27, 10am – 1pm. This is a survey plant identification class covering horticultural significant North American native[...]
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
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 that affect soil microbes, which in turn cause major shifts[...]
Botany for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 6 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9 pm: January 6,  13, 20, 27, 2015. This is a beginning course in plant anatomy and physiology that covers a wide range of topics.  The relationship between structure and function of[...]
Landscape Design Clinic  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – Jan 14 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Wednesdays, 6-9pm: January 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11, 18, 25; March 4; and Saturday, March 14 (10am – 3pm). Learn skills essential for effective functional garden design that honor the site and[...]
Greenhouse and Plant Conservatory Management @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm 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 greenhouse environment. Whether maintaining a  conservatory collection of ornamental plants[...]
Small-Fruit Gardening in the New England Landscape @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 2 @ 9:00 pm 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), blueberries and grapes for New England conditions. Site and soil[...]
Sustainable Landscape Care & Garden Maintenance @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2015. Learn about the maintenance considerations that should be integrated into the design process.  Students’ horticultural knowledge will expand to factor sustainable maintenance concerns with cost[...]
Landscape Design I @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Mondays, 6-9 pm: March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2015. Focus on the “big picture” and learn the principles of design, importance of drainage, and view slides of both successful and troubled landscapes. [...]
Organic Vegetable Gardening @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 3 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm 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 will include discussion of soil and nutrient management, seed selection, crop[...]
The Home Fruit Orchard @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Fridays, March 13 & 20, from 2-5pm and on Friday, March 27 (date changed from what was previously published because of snow cover), from 10am – 3pm. Learn about the art and science[...]
Plant Sale 2015 @ Berkshire Botanical Gardens
May 8 – May 9 all-day Berkshire Botanical Gardens
What better way to say hello to spring than with our 38th annual Plant Sale!  We’ve hand picked and grown some of our favorite plant selections and new varieties this year – you won’t want to[...]
Water in the Garden Opening Reception @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
  Join us as we open our 2015 exhibit “Water in the Garden” featuring sculptures, fountains, water plants and more!  This year’s artists include Anthony Archer-Wills, John Piasecki, Mark Mendel, Jenna O’Brien, Bill Cummings, Angus[...]

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