Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This course meets for 4 weeks on Tuesdays, October 30 - November 20, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
This course will explain how plant growth is affected by soils, from drainage to pH and nutrients. Learn how to evaluate soils, improve those that are less than ideal, and amend soils for specific garden uses. Fertilizers, soil amendments, making and using compost, moisture management, and the pros and cons of mulching will be covered. Students need get a soil sample before class and bring the results to the first class.
Instructor – John Howell, M.S.
BBG Members: $175, Non-Members: $185
The Horticulture Certificate Program is a collaboration between Berkshire Botanical Garden and Berkshire Community College.