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October 2022

Oct. 1, 2022 11 a.m. to Noon
Resources and time in the garden are limited, so choosing plants that offer more than one attractive feature is a smart strategy. ​​We will discuss the best plants for late and multi-season interest and their application in the landscape. Perennials and...
Oct. 4, 2022 5:30 p.m. to Oct. 25, 2022 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays October 4 through 25, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Taught by Jenna O’Brien, this four-session course will focus on the bones of the garden with a survey of ornamental woody plants for residential landscape design. It will cover ornamental shrubs, small...
Oct. 13, 2022 10 a.m. to Noon
Join BBG for a tour of Mountaintop Arboretum in Tannersville N.Y. We will receive a private tour at the height of fall color. Not only will the trees be putting on a show, but fall asters will also be in their full glory. Transportation from Berkshire...
Oct. 16, 2022 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to collect seed from the garden to create more plants? This workshop, led by garden writers and horticulturists Lee Buttala and Shanyn Siegel, teaches gardeners everything they need to know in order to harvest and collect seed that...
Oct. 16, 2022 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Join textile artist Maggie Pate for an introduction to eco-printing. Capture a moment in time with this seasonal workshop using a mix of summer flowers and fall foliage. Students will leave with a luscious 100 percent silk charmeuse scarf that they will...
Oct. 20, 2022 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening of story-telling. With a theme of “Harvests and Hope,” storytellers will share experiences of finding human connection through nature connection. From gardens, fields and forests, these stories are sure to inspire and entertain....
Oct. 21, 2022 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Join us for an hour outdoors in the glorious colors and landscape of fall in the Berkshires. Through a process of sitting, resting, walking, sensing, sharing, and reflecting, you are invited to witness beauty and connect with the natural world at this...
Oct. 22, 2022 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Learn to safely use a chainsaw! Taught 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 tool. The class will combine lecture and hands-...
Oct. 26, 2022 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Join Mass Audubon for a talk and walk. The focus? The tricky, skulky, secretive, and absolutely stunning sparrows that spend their fall in Berkshire County. Together, we will learn helpful tips for identification, the various species that breed and...
Oct. 29, 2022 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If there's one thing many of us have enough of in our diet, it's wheat. It's everywhere, one of the four pillars of baking, along with eggs, butter and sugar. It can be destabilizing when you take wheat out of the equation. Either for health or dietary...

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