The Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Herb Associates began in 1957 when three women who loved and grew herbs — Gertrude Burdsall, Emily Rose, and Amy Bess-Miller — decided to make and sell herbal products to benefit the Garden.
What’s remarkable about pawpaws, is that even though they are members of a tropical plant family, they are natives of eastern North America, growing wild as far north as southern Ontario and as far west as southeastern Nebraska and eastern Texas.
Nancy Lawson's new book Wildscape is sure to inspire any gardener to experience their own plot with a far greater richness. It brings an understanding that inviting wildlife into your landscape is rewarding not only for these new residents but also for you. I think it’s a must-read.
Let's talk about the “king of aroma as well as flavor.” (That would be basil.) Let's also talk about the new product that our taste testers have given the thumbs up on. (That would be the new BBG BBQ Sauce, available now in our Gift Shop.)
Before he removed the “CLOSED” sign, before he helped welcome the crowds, Eric Ruquist stood in the middle of a field of wildflowers at Berkshire Botanical Garden and acknowledged he had a case of the jitters.