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March 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 3 weeks on Wednesdays, March 11 - 25, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Acquire a knowledge of the skills required for beautiful and successful container gardens. Start with techniques for overwintering tropicals, tender perennials, bulbs, annuals and...
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Focus in a wholly unique way on how horticulture intersects with our everyday world, and on women whose work has enriched and expanded these intersections in the last 25 years. The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 10:00am to Friday, March 20, 2020 - 4:00pm
How many times have you looked in wonder at a bird’s nest and marveled at its construction?  Drawing a bird’s nest will invite you to look even closer and discover what nest materials the bird chose to create their unique design and shape. In this class...
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Learn vegetable and flower seed-starting and plant-growing techniques that result in vigorous plants from organic grower Maureen Sullivan of Left Field Farm, in Middlefield, MA. This workshop will focus on indoor sowing and growing-on practices, including...
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
*Free to students with ID Join Karen Beil, author of What Linnaeus Saw, through a true adventure story about an intriguing, world-renowned scientist who revolutionized the way we study plants and animals. The globetrotting naturalists of the 18th century...
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Spring is a great time to assess woody shrubs for shape, structure, and winter damage. This workshop will focus on learning by doing. Ron Yaple, owner of Race Mountain Tree Services in Sheffield, MA, will demonstrate how to renovate, rejuvenate, and shape...

April 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Join the chef/educator team of Stephen and Julie Browning of Prairie Whale restaurant for a garden-inspired, hands-on workshop making a variety of homemade filled pastas including tortellini, ravioli, and agnolotti. Pastas will be incorporated into dishes...
Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Come explore the fascinating realm of growing mushrooms with Willie Crosby of Fungi Ally. Learn about the basic mushroom life cycle and the important ecological roles that fungi fill. Discussion will focus on several different methods of mushroom...
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Led by BBG’s Director of Education Chris Wellens, this all-day program will give first-year beekeepers the tools they need to start off their new hobby on the right foot. Topics will include honey bee biology, equipment, hive installation methods, basic...
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Learn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop led by arborist Ken Gooch. All aspects of successful planting will be demonstrated, and participants will assist in transplanting a multi-stem shrub and planting a small tree....

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