Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This course meets for 4 weeks on Tuesdays, Febraury 5 - 26, 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Learn about the maintenance considerations that should be integrated into the design process. Students’ horticultural knowledge will expand to factor sustainable maintenance concerns with cost effectiveness into plant selection. Learn procedures for perennials, woody plants, and lawns, including transplanting, staking, fertilizing, winterizing, mulching, plant pathology, and pest control with an emphasis on deer control.
Instructor: Brad Roeller is a private landscape garden supervisor for Altamont Estate in New York. He is the former Garden Manager for the New York Botanical Garden and has spent his entire career in horticulture, with a focus in sustainable gardening. He lectures extensively and instructs at the New York Botanical Garden, Berkshire Botanical Garden, and New England Grows.
BBG Members: $175, Non-Members: $185
The Horticulture Certificate Program, a collaboration between Berkshire Botanical Garden and Berkshire Community College.