Coming Up

You’re invited to a BBG members-only potluck supper in the Garden on Friday, Aug 26, 5-7 p.m., on the Fitzpatrick Lawn. We'll provide the drinks. Live music by Jazz Ambassadors. 

What is the difference between a lizard and a snake? A crocodile and an alligator? Environmental Educator Joy Marzolf introduces us to the Wild World of Reptiles on Aug. 19.

Spend a beautiful evening at Berkshire Botanical Garden with Mass Audubon enjoying the spectacle that is nighthawk migration on Aug. 19, 5:30 p.m.


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Symbiosis all around. Come along as we follow the mid-summer buzz. (Music composed and performed by the BBG Orchestra.) 

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Have you seen them yet this year? Stewart Edelstein, author of "An Alphabetical Romp Through the Flora of Berkshire Botanical Garden: From Agave to Zinnia," shares his essay on these prized plants.

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Say hello to our interns, Naomi Fuson (from UC Berkeley), Samantha Fuss (from Connecticut College) and Noah Schultz (from Iowa State University). We appreciate all that you do! (Music composed and performed by the BBG Orchestra.)


Treading lightly out upon a verdant field of tender shoots, they had their fingers crossed. The news is (mostly) excellent.

When we acknowledge the garden as an ever-changing ecosystem, we can work to support nature’s cycles. For six weeks last spring, students from Lenox Memorial Middle and High School strived to do just that.

The emphasis given to fostering pollinators has had a side effect: exacerbating a conflict already rife among gardeners.

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