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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!

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[...]
Landscape Painting with John MacDonald - Oils or Acrylics @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This two-day intensive painting workshop will focus on using the essentials of painting – composition, value, color and edges – to create strong landscapes. We’ll look at different approaches and painting styles with the goal[...]
Landscape Painting with John MacDonald - Oils or Acrylics @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This two-day intensive painting workshop will focus on using the essentials of painting – composition, value, color and edges – to create strong landscapes. We’ll look at different approaches and painting styles with the goal[...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II:  En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This is a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26. You can register for the whole series or, alternatively, sign up for any number of individual classes[...]
Private Edens:  Beautiful Country Gardens @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
[Please call the Garden at 413-298-3926 to register for this class.] Private country paradises marry the artistry of man with the beauty of nature. Join garden designer Jack Staub on a visual garden tour through[...]
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[...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II:  En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This is one in a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26. You can register for the whole series or, alternatively, sign up for this class or[...]
Botanical Illustration:  Drawing Fruits and Flowers with Colored Pencil @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
[LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE – PLEASE CALL THE GARDEN AT 413-298-3926 TO REGISTER] This intensive workshop will focus on colored-pencil techniques for botanical illustration. Learn ways to create textured backgrounds and colors smooth as glass or[...]
Standing Stones in the Garden:  Stone-Carving Workshop @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
[PLEASE NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED] Students will learn the ancient art of hand-carving symbols and words into stone. This all-day workshop will provide hands-on experience in the fine craft of stone carving with[...]
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[...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II:  En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This is one in a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26. You can register for the whole series or, alternatively, sign up for this class or[...]
Botanical Painting With Watercolor - Master Class with Carol Woodin - August 22nd and 23rd @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Gain confidence and comfort in this class devoted to techniques of botanical painting in watercolor. Using anemones as subjects, students will learn to capture the vitality and drama of these flowers. After creating a base[...]
Seed-Saving In Your New England Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This event is Free to garden members and free with garden admission. Join expert seed saver Randel Agrella from Baker Creek Seeds and New England’s premier heirloom seed company, Comstock Ferre Seed Company for a[...]
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[...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II:  En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
This is one in a series of four class sessions held on consecutive Mondays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26. You can register for the whole series or, alternatively, sign up for this class or[...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest to the staff. Look first at the late summer/early fall perennials that go the distance in[...]
Invasive Plant Control for Homeowners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Invasive plants are becoming an increasing threat to the environment as bittersweet, garlic mustard and multiflora rose sweep rampant throughout the landscape. This discussion centers on what homeowners can do to eliminate or control the[...]
Stalking Wild Mushrooms in the Berkshires @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Dress for outdoors; participants will carpool to a short walk. Learn all about fungi with a focus on those commonly called mushrooms. This enormous and diverse group of plants is found in the wild during[...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Grasses) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest to the staff. Look first at the late summer/early fall perennials that go the distance in[...]
The High Line and Battery Park City @ Field trip - Bus will depart from Berkshire Botanical Garden promptly at 7:30
Sep 19 @ 7:30 am – 6:30 pm 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 late summer visit to Battery Park City, located at the[...]
Extending the Season’s Harvest: Growing Vegetables for Four Seasons (1) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
PLEASE NOTE:  This class was originally scheduled for September 21, but was postponed due to illness.  Please excuse any inconvenience. Learn how to extend the season’s harvest to enjoy your own garden greens throughout the[...]
Passion for Plants—Study Group (Woody Plants) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join a study group taught by staff at the Berkshire Botanical Garden to consider plant groups of particular interest to the staff. Look first at the late summer/early fall perennials that go the distance in[...]
The Fruit Garden of  Lee Reich and Garden Tour at Mohonk Mountain House @ Field Trip/Carpool
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Field Trip/Carpool
To register for this event, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926 Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately to New Paltz, NY. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at Berkshire[...]
Fall and Winter Bloom in the Solar Greenhouse, Unheated Glassed-In Porch or Spare Bedroom @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Do you want the sights and smells of flowers in winter, but rising fuel costs seem to put a greenhouse out of reach? The solution—the subject of this class—is to go solar! You will learn[...]
Garden Wrap-Up  (Free Class for Members) @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Dress for outdoors. Assess the year’s gardening successes and failures, review the gardening events of the spring and summer and begin planning for next season. Consider winter interest in the garden and understand when to[...]
Growing Garlic @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This lecture on growing garlic by “garden guru” Ron Kujawski—held just in time to plant your garlic—will inspire, inform and give you the information needed to grow the best garlic in town. Each student will[...]
Sissinghurst:  Portrait of a Garden @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Berkshire Botanical Garden
We are almost full for this event!  Please call the garden at 413.298.3926 to inquire about availability and purchase tickets . Join former Sissinghurst head gardener Alexis Datta for a first-hand look at the gardening[...]
Planting Plan Design Studio @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 24 @ 9:00 pm 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 private and public garden spaces.  Explore the manipulation of space by[...]
Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Wear waterproof outerwear and boots; bring pruners.  Autumn is a great time to assess your woody plants for shape and structure. This demonstration/workshop will focus on pruning, including when, why and how to shape, renovate,[...]

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