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Program Calendar

February 2024 to March 2024

Wednesday, Feb 21 to Sunday, Mar 17
The Bulb Show February 21 — March 17 Daily, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free. Spring will soon arrive, if only inside Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Fitzpatrick Greenhouse for the start of the annual Bulb Show. The show, which is free and open to the...
Saturday, Feb 24 to Saturday, Mar 16
Led by Bill Florek, this course, offered Saturdays, Feb. 24 to March 16, from 9 a.m. to noon, will focus on the fine points of controlling the greenhouse environment. Whether maintaining a conservatory collection of ornamental plants or producing...

February 2024

Saturday, Feb 24 to Sunday, Feb 25
Learn about the art and science of plant propagation on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24 and 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adam Wheeler will focus on the basic botany needed to understand and successfully propagate plants. Sexual and asexual propagation methods...

March 2024

Wednesday, Mar 6 to Wednesday, Mar 27
Acquire knowledge of the skills required for beautiful and successful container gardens with Jenna O’Brien, owner of Viridissima Horticulture and Design. Get to know the plants that thrive in containers and how to care for them. This class, held on...
Saturday, Mar 16 to Sunday, Mar 17
In this two-day course on Saturday and Sunday, March 16 and 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Dan Kittredge will provide an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming. Our goal is to build upon your knowledge and experience to find ways...
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...

March 2024 to April 2024

Tuesday, Mar 12 to Tuesday, Apr 16
This course, offered on Tuesdays from March 12 to April 16, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and presented by Tyler Horsley, will introduce students to the design process — the systematic way designers approach a site and client. The course will include a series of...

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...
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,...

April 2024 to May 2024

Thursday, Apr 18 to Thursday, May 23
Taught on Thursdays, April 18 to May 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. by Chuck Schnell and Walter Cudnohufsky, participants in this class will focus on the free-hand drawing techniques that precede the more precise and highly technical world of hard-line drafting of...

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