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March 2024

Saturday, Mar 23
With the turning of Spring, we have the energies of this season to inspire the beginnings of new growth in us. As we prepare the soil of our experiences to plant seeds for the future, join us on Saturday, March 23, from 5 to 6 p.m. for this community...
Saturday, Mar 23
Learn to use a chainsaw safely. Beginner Chainsaw Safe Operations is taught by arborist Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll and Bear LeVangie on Saturday, March 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This workshop is designed for the novice-to-beginner chainsaw operator...
Sunday, Mar 24
From different ways of leavening bread to the enormous variety of heirloom grains available to home bakers, Rachel Portnoy will take us on a deep dive into the logic of bread on Sunday, March 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. Students will work with white and whole...
Wednesday, Mar 27 to Friday, Mar 29
Join Casey Krawczyk for an exciting floral course from Wednesday through Friday, March 27, 28 and 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn to paint a charming floral arrangement in an “alla prima” approach through observation of the subtle nuances of color,...
Saturday, Mar 30
Spring is a great time to assess woody shrubs for shape, structure, and winter damage. Ron Yaple, owner of Race Mountain Tree Services will demonstrate how to renovate, rejuvenate, and shape shrubs and small ornamental trees for structure, health, and...
Saturday, Mar 30
Treat yourself to a beautiful afternoon of fun and pampering inspired by the Equinox. Relax, meet new friends, and discover the world of herbal skin care. We will go through a plant-based facial routine after creating products that you will take with you...
Saturday, Mar 30
Berkshire Botanical Garden begins its 90th season festivities with its second annual Spring Hoppening on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Highlights of the event include egg hunts, a story walk, crafts, pony rides, games, food trucks, drinks,...

April 2024

Saturday, Apr 6
Led by Kerry Ann Mendez, this in-depth course covers key steps for designing and planting ever-blooming, sustainable flower gardens, including light and soil assessment, bed preparation, and plant placement on Saturday, April 6, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m...
Friday, Apr 12
This workshop, on Friday, April 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is designed for the part time chainsaw operator who wishes to gain greater confidence with this powerful tool. The class will combine lecture and hands-on learning, covering topics such as...
Saturday, Apr 13
Follow Elisabeth Cary’s journey as she has moved from avid home gardener to micro-flower farmer. Consider how to maintain a small and manageable garden while maximizing floral production. Elisabeth will share her planting scheme, germination schedules,...

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