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Program Calendar

July 2020

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 5:00pm
BBG is thrilled to present Garden Treasures from Our Friends — A Dazzling Online Auction! Running July 10th to 26th, it features an amazing array of over one hundred garden-themed and one-of-kind items, including many vintage and antique treasures such as...
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
New this summer in Lucy’s Garden! Join us among 24 whimsical topiaries for live music presented by local favorites as well as exciting new acts from outside the area. Bring a blanket and a picnic for an enjoyable evening soaking up some great tunes....
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 2:00pm
Explore the Rockland Farm Garden and a behind the scenes tour with owners and enthusiastic gardeners Madeline and Ian Hooper. Their garden features a variety of areas that flow one from another over ten acres. A 450-foot-long rock ledge runs parallel to...
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy a lecture and Q&A session with author Marta McDowell about her new book, Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life. In addition to writing poetry, The Belle of Amherst was a gardener. She cultivated flowers on her father's property and in the glass...
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
New this summer in Lucy’s Garden! Join us among 24 whimsical topiaries for live music presented by local favorites as well as exciting new acts from outside the area. Bring a blanket and a picnic for an enjoyable evening soaking up some great tunes....
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 5:30pm
  This class meeting July 28, August 4, 11 and 18. Under the guidance of landscape architect David Dew Bruner, learn basic color theories outlined in Josef Albers’s classic text, Interaction of Color and how they can be applied to the landscape. Examine...
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Enjoy a lecture and Q&A session with author Toni Gattone, who will discuss how gardeners of all abilities can grow their resilience in spite of physical limitations that might otherwise hold them back in the garden. She’ll also describe how gardens...

July 2020 to August 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 6:00pm to Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 4:00pm
Join ecologist Ted Elliman for an exploration of native New England plant communities. A Friday lecture will cover many of the forest, meadow, and wetland habitats found in Berkshire County, discussing their physical and ecological features — topography,...

August 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 10:00am to Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 4:00pm
Saturday, August 1 & Sunday, August 2, 10am - 4pm Bring a bag lunch. A materials list can be found at www.berkshirebotanical.org This Class has been CANCELED by the instructor. Drawing is a great way to observe nature and have fun recording what you...
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 10:00am to Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 4:00pm
  Monday, August 3 - Wednesday, August 5, 10am - 4 pm Celebrate the Beauty of Trees by capturing their summer loveliness, guided by botanical illustrator Carol Ann Morley. This three-day class begins with a delightful stroll through Berkshire Botanical...

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