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December 2019

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Discover the many plants that lend bark, buds, fruit and structural interest to the garden in fall and winter. Under the expert guidance of Brad Roeller, students will develop the ability to identify winter trees by twig and bud anatomy, bark features and...
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Winter can be the best time to cook. As the snow falls and the temperatures dip, we can turn on the stove, pour a glass of wine, and bring our friends and family together around the warmth of the table. Join cookbook author Alana Chernila for a hands-on...
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 4:00pm to Friday, February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm
Berkshire Botanical Garden proudly presents UNBORN SUN, THE PAINTINGS OF JOHN GORDON GAULD on display December 14 through February 7 in the Center House Leonhardt Galleries.  A New York City based artist, John Gordon Gauld’s compositions depict...

January 2020

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 4:00pm
This course meets for 2 days on Saturday, January 11 & Sunday, January 12, 9:00 - 4:00 pm Learn the art and science of plant propagation with a focus on the basic botany needed to understand and successfully propagate plants. Sexual and asexual...
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 9:00am
  Register for all three spring Level 1 Horticulture Certificate courses and receive a 10% discount: Saturday, January 11 & Sunday, January 12, 9:00 am - 4:00 pmThe Science of Plant Propagation Tuesdays, 5:30-8:30pm, January 21 - February...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 8 weeks on Wednesdays, January 15 - March 4, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Learn how to design a planting plan for private and public garden spaces.  Explore the manipulation of space by using plant material through a series of exercises dealing...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 4 weeks on Thursdays, January 23 - February 13, 4:00 – 7:00 pm This course will focus on the fine points of controlling the greenhouse environment. Whether maintaining a conservatory collection of ornamental plants or producing...
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
This class will cover how to grow locally developed heirloom grapes (1840-1890) in your own backyard to produce eating grapes, juices, jellies, and wines. Grape vines can also be used for landscaping purposes to create arbors, establish fence lines, and...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 4 weeks on Tuesdays, January 21 - February 11, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Learn about the maintenance considerations that should be integrated into the design process. Students’ horticultural knowledge will expand to factor sustainable...
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to make simple, delicious cheese in your own kitchen. BBG’s own Chris Wellens will cover equipment, supplies, and basic techniques used in making nearly all types of cheese. While creating three types of cheese, fresh from start to finish, an...


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