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Deep Dive: A Berkshire Vegetable Garden

June 3, 2023 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Among the topics to be covered on a tour of this West Stockbridge garden is soil management, including use of cover crops, various methods of in-garden composting, and adapting to no-till gardening. Participants will view different planting strategies for various crops using raised beds, mounding and vertical space. Various pest management strategies will be discussed. Also included is a walk-through and discussion of the values of an unheated greenhouse for the year-round production of vegetables. 

Ron Kujawski, Ph.D, is the former landscape and nursery specialist for UMass Cooperative Extension. He is a garden writer, educator and researcher in IPM, plant nutrition and soil science and teaches for the horticultural industry throughout New England.

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