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November 2021 to December 2021

Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 10:00am to Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 4:00pm
GROWING RESILIENCE: THE CLIMATE CRISIS, OUR GARDENS AND COMMUNITIES Our 6th Annual Rooted in Place Ecological Gardening Symposium Online-only registration option. Registrants who choose this option receive a link and access to a recording of the full...
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 8:30pm
Led by Ken Gooch, this program focuses on factors that affect plant health care, including insects, diseases, pathogens and abiotic influences. Basic diagnostic techniques will be taught. Learn to minimize potential problems through proper site...

December 2021

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 10:00am to Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 1:00pm
This Holiday Card workshop will focus on using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors and the form of the Season's Flora. We will work with seasonal plants such as poinsettias, ivy, or laurel.  Dry brush is a watercolor painting technique used in...
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:30pm to Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 5:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of garden-inspired crafts. This class is appropriate for ages 7 - 12. We will use botanical materials to create beautiful crafts to give as gifts or enjoy at home. Each week we will work with a new material! From natural dyes, to...
Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Are you interested in learning to use a chainsaw but feel intimidated to do so? Led by arborist Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll, this workshop is designed for the novice-to-beginner chainsaw operator who wishes to gain greater confidence with this powerful...
Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
This hands-on workshop takes the participants through the process of making sausage at home incorporating seasonal botanicals. Jake Levin is a Berkshire based butcher, educator and artist empowering people to connect more deeply with the food they eat....
Saturday, December 18, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The tradition of bringing in evergreens during the shortest days of the year is ancient. Join Township Four in creating a low winter arrangement for your home. Learn how to create beautiful and long-lasting compositions using seasonal greens, fresh and...

January 2022

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 4:00pm
What spot do you love best at BBG? Is it the fountain surrounded by grasses and larch? The herb garden? The Pond? Martha Stewart’s Garden? Join us on Wednesdays this winter to capture the winter landscape at BBG. We will work from photographs and/or...
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 9:00am to Sunday, January 9, 2022 - 4:00pm
Find out about the art and science of plant propagation from Broken Arrow Nursery’s Container Production & Horticulture Manager, Adam Wheeler, who will focus on the basic botany needed to understand and successfully propagate plants. Sexual and...
Saturday, January 8, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Author, grape grower, and winemaker,  J. Stephen Casscles will talk about the many wonderful grape varieties that were developed in Massachusetts and the rest of New England. He will present information and slides on New England grape hybridizers such as...

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