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September 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 5:30pm
Consider combining your next vacation with garden inspiration! Our popular Garden tours are expertly arranged by BBG staff and expert travel organizer, Lani Summerville of Classical Excursions. They have included some of the most extraordinary gardens in...
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
At the end of the summer, what do you do with all those special patio plants that you have fussed over for the summer months? This class will give gardeners tricks of the trade to protect their tender perennials, house plants, woody potted specimens and...
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to Monday, September 30, 2019 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 3 weeks on Mondays, September 16 - 30, 5:30 - 8:30 pm Plants shape our lives in many ways: they provide food, fiber and medicine among other uses. This three-part class, led by ethnobotanist and ecologist Drew Monthie, will explore...
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Dress for outdoor work and bring safety glasses, heavy gloves, sturdy, waterproof footwear and a bag lunch. Join stonemason artist Mark Mendel for a hands-on program covering the basics of dry stone wall building, including planning, layout, and...

October 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 4 weeks on Tuesdays, October 1 - 22, 5:30 - 8:30 pm This course will focus on the bones of the garden with a survey of ornamental woody plants for residential landscape design. This course will cover ornamental shrubs, small...
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 4, 6 - 8 pm (lecture) & Saturday, October 5, 10 am - 4 pm (field study) Due to instructor illness, this program has been postpostponed until Friday, May 15, 6 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Join ecologist Ted Elliman...
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
  Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors: Wayfair, Red Lion Inn, Meadow Farm Equipment, Canyon Ranch, and Berkshire Green Septic Services Our 85th Annual Harvest Festival Was a Tremendous Success! See our 2019 Harvest Festival photo album Considered one of the...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 8 weeks on Wednesdays, October 16 - December 11, 5:30 - 8:30 pm (No class 11/27) Learn skills essential for effective functional garden design that honors the site and meets client needs. Led by Chuck Schnell and Walter Cudnohufsky,...
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Many of the factors for growing quality plants aren’t really secrets, but often, only the stories not shared or observed! Succulent grower Wendell “Woody” Minnich will share his experience on how to grow quality cacti and succulents. This interactive talk...
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
This fast-paced, information-saturated clinic led by Walter Cudnohufsky will introduce design students, home owners, and others to an opportunity-finding and problem-solving design process. It will lead to the basic conceptual elements of a landscape...


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