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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!

August 2014 – January 2015

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 [...]
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The home of Daniel and Sherry Kasper @ Sheffield | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Coctails in Great Gardens Featured Events
This event is near capacity.  Please call the office at 413.298.3926 for registration and wait list information. Prior to moving to the Berkshires  in 2010, [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 19 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Botanical Watercolor Painting with Carol Woodin @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Botanical Watercolor Painting with Carol Woodin @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
This class is near capacity. Please call 413-298-3926 to register. This class meets on Thursday & Friday, August 21 & 22, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 26 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
CANCELED: RATATOUILLE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ 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 [...]
Garden Practicum @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Garden Practicum  @ 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 [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 2 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Herbaceous Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Herbaceous Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level I
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, [...]
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 [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 9 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
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 [...]
Drafting for Garden Design @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Drafting for Garden Design @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level II
Classes meet Mondays, 6-9pm: September 15, 22, 29 and October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2014. This seven-week studio intensive is essential for students who anticipate [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 16 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 23 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Ornamental Woody Plants @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Ornamental Woody Plants   @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level I
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 [...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 30 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm Education Featured Events Lectures & Workshops
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new [...]
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm Featured Events
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 [...]
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 [...]
Dutch Garden Designer Jacqueline van der Kloet: “Magical Mixes” @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Dutch Garden Designer Jacqueline van der Kloet:  “Magical Mixes” @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $35.00Member + $30.00 Join Jacqueline van der Kloet for a talk on plant combinations in her garden designs. She will focus on [...]
Plant Health Care @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Plant Health Care @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level I
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 [...]
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 [...]
Landscape Design Clinic: Introduction to a Coherent Process @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Landscape Design Clinic: Introduction to a Coherent Process  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
  This fast-paced, information-saturated clinic will introduce design students, home owners others to an opportunity finding and problem solving design process.  It will lead to [...]
Growing Food in Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Growing Food in Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Non-Member + $30.00Member + $25.00 Join Peter Hatch, Emeritus Director of Gardens and Grounds at  Monticello, for a journey into growing food in Thomas [...]
Designs on the Land – A Historical Perspective @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Designs on the Land – A Historical Perspective  @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level II
Classes meet on Mondays, 6-9 pm: November 10, 17, 24 and December 1, 2014. This design course covers the history of landscape design from [...]
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 [...]
Soil and Soil Amendments @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Soil and Soil Amendments @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level I
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, [...]
Botany for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Botany for Gardeners @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Education Horticulture Certificate Program Level I
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 [...]

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