Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This course meets for 4 weeks on Tuesdays, September 3 -24, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
This course covers basic herbaceous plants used in the garden setting, including perennials, annuals, biennials and bulbs. Discussions will focus on plant identification, planting considerations, and the "right plant, right place" concept. Students taking the course for certificate credit will complete a project designing an herbaceous border. Students should dress for outdoor field study, including sturdy waterproof footwear and warm outer clothing.
Instructor – David Burdick, a distinguished plantsman and zealous collector, shows regularly at the American Daffodil Society exhibition. A practicing horticulturalist, he has worked at Berkshire Botanical Garden and Windy Hill Farm. David is an engaging teacher, and his latest venture is a specialty plant and cut-flower business, Daffodils & More, in Dalton, MA.
BBG Members: $180, Non-Members: $195