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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[...]
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[...]
Grow Show @ The Garden
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day The Garden
44th Annual Grow Show You grow it, we show it!  We welcome all age groups, experience levels and different kinds of plants at our blue ribbon event, The Grow Show.  If you’ve got a flower,[...]
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[...]
Garden Practicum  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Initial Fall Meeting, Tuesday,  Sept. 2, 5 pm The practicum complements classroom work through hands-on training in the garden. Work alongside garden staff practicing gardening techniques, usually beginning with a demonstration and instruction. Activities include[...]
Herbaceous Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014. Learn about the basic herbaceous plants used in the garden setting including identification, planting, fertilizing, pest control and pruning.  Perennial selection will be the focus[...]
Ornamental Woody Plants   @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 5-8pm: September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 2014. Please note time change. Focus on the bones of the garden with a survey of ornamental woody plants for residential landscape design. This course[...]
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
About the Festival For generations the Harvest Festival has been a cherished tradition in the Berkshires. It is one of the largest and longest running events of its kind in the country with up to[...]
Plant Health Care @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: October 28, November 4, 11, 18, 2014. Look at factors that affect plant health care including insects, diseases, pathogens and abiotic influences.  Basic diagnostic techniques will be taught.  Learn to[...]
Soil and Soil Amendments @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 25 @ 9:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: November 25 and December 2, 9, 16, 2014. This course will explain how plant growth is affected by soils, from drainage to pH and nutrients. Learn how to evaluate soils,[...]
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[...]
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. [...]

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