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Program Calendar

Wednesday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 29
Study a selection of fabulous BBG trees on Wednesdays, May 1 through 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Pat Hogan. On day one, kitted out with sketchbooks and cameras, and with the guidance of an arborist, participants will traverse the Garden learning to...
Sunday, May 12 to Sunday, Sep 15
Join chef and author Miriam Rubin for this Farm-to-Table cooking class series. In this once-a-month series, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., participants will work with the BBG’s vegetable garden to harvest fresh vegetables, then will head into the kitchen with...
Monday, May 27 to Monday, Sep 2
Let the the experimentation begin. Get ready for a blooming extravaganza as Berkshire Botanical Garden presents the return of “Contained Exuberance,” a season-long showcase that unites the creative genius of the region’s top designers in crafting unique...
Saturday, Jun 1
Join BBG student and composting instructor Linda Murray on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, for a workshop on the basics of vermiculture and how to maintain a compost bin. At the end of the session, students will walk away with their very own...
Saturday, Jun 8
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin Yoku, is centered around opening oneself to the healing power of the natural world. Studies have shown that Forest Bathing helps lower stress and anxiety, strengthen immune function, improve cardiovascular and metabolic health,...
Sunday, Jun 9
Join chef and author Miriam Rubin for this Farm-to-Table cooking class series. In this once-a-month series, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., participants will work with the BBG’s vegetable garden to harvest fresh vegetables, then will head into the kitchen with...
Tuesday, Jun 11
Hop on the BBG bus, or make your own way, down to Norfolk, Conn. on Tuesday, June 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. where you will receive a tour by head gardener James McGrath of the beautiful Robin Hill. Discover the 20-plus acres of Robin Hill’s landscape,...
Friday, Jun 14
According to the Icon Museum and Study Center, “An icon is an image of a holy person or event created by an iconographer who follows the strict standards of the Orthodox Church.” Peter D. Gerakaris, artist on view at BBG, and Kent dur Russell, Russian...
Saturday, Jun 15
Using a selection of potted plants from Berkshire Botanical Garden’s greenhouse, Ann Getsinger will demonstrate the act of combining perspectives to create a cohesive connection between near and far, foreground and background, to create engaging...
Saturday, Jun 15
Join Dan Kittredge for an overview of the principles and practices of biological farming on Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to noon. Build your knowledge and experience to find ways to increase the health of your soil. Participation-based with questions...

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