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Program Calendar

January 2021 to February 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 7:30pm
Learn about the maintenance considerations that should be integrated into the garden design process. Students’ horticultural knowledge will expand to consider sustainable maintenance concerns alongside cost-effectiveness when selecting plants. Learn...

January 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 5:00pm
Led by Maria Zordan, co-owner and operator of MX Morningstar Farm, a diversified organic vegetable farm in the Hudson Valley, this class is designed for those starting or caring for a vegetable garden. This online course will include discussion of seed...
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Explore the healing properties of wild and cultivated medicinal mushrooms that grow in the Northeast with herbalist Hannah Jacobson-Hardy, owner of Sweet Birch Herbals. Hannah will explain how to identify mushrooms in the wild and ways to preserve them....

February 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 2:00pm to Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:00pm
Learn how to recreate the stunning tulips painted by Dutch artist Jacob Merrell 1614-1681. Working with colored pencils, you will be guided by botanical artist Carol Ann Morley, step-by-step from sketch to finished tulips. This four-part class will...
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:30pm
Each landscape invites its own unique collection of plants and animals. In this three-part online class with Zach Adams, learn about three native New England landscapes and the birds that call them home. Bird identification, habitat and conservation will...
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 3:30pm to Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 5:30pm
Explore some of the traditional garden styles of China and Japan in this two-part class February 4 and 11 with garden historian Marta McDowell. We will study the stylistic elements and horticultural practices of the traditional Chinese scholar garden and...
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 3:00pm to Monday, February 8, 2021 - 7:00pm
In this three-part class, held both online and at Berkshire Botanical Garden, learn how to compose better landscape images and photos of your garden with professional photographer Thad Kubis, who will provide a hands-on, application-based introduction to...
Sunday, February 7, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
In her lecture, Wambui Ippolito tells the story of European, African and new immigrants and their relationship with American plants and soil, with the aim to birth a new perceptivity and embrace of nature stewardship. All proceeds from ticket sales will...
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
What is Galentine's Day? In the words of Lesley Knope, “only the best holiday ever!” Get ready to celebrate, grab your bestie and BYOB to this online flower arranging workshop with Colie Collen of Flower Scout. Learn some tips and tricks to make...
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 2:00pm to Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:00pm
This two-part design class led by Bridghe McCracken, the founder of Helia Land Design, will introduce students to native plants and their effective use in the residential garden. Part I of the class will focus on perennials and grasses. Learn about our...

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