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October 2022

Tuesday, Oct 4, 5:30 pm to Tuesday, Oct 25, 8:30 pm
Tuesdays October 4 through 25, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Taught by Jenna O’Brien, this four-session course will focus on the bones of the garden with a survey of ornamental woody plants for residential landscape design. It will cover ornamental shrubs, small...
Wednesday, Oct 5, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
As the growing season comes to an end in New England, gardeners and homeowners race to "clean up" fallen leaves and dying-back plants from their gardens and lawns. But all those things that humans have been taught to see as  "debris" are, in fact, an...
Thursday, Oct 13, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Join BBG for a tour of Mountaintop Arboretum in Tannersville N.Y. We will receive a private tour at the height of fall color. Not only will the trees be putting on a show, but fall asters will also be in their full glory. Transportation from Berkshire...
Sunday, Oct 16, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to collect seed from the garden to create more plants? This workshop, led by garden writers and horticulturists Lee Buttala and Shanyn Siegel, teaches gardeners everything they need to know in order to harvest and collect seed that...
Sunday, Oct 16, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join textile artist Maggie Pate for an introduction to eco-printing. Capture a moment in time with this seasonal workshop using a mix of summer flowers and fall foliage. Students will leave with a luscious 100 percent silk charmeuse scarf that they will...
Thursday, Oct 20, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Join us for an evening of story-telling. With a theme of “Harvests and Hope,” storytellers will share experiences of finding human connection through nature connection. From gardens, fields and forests, these stories are sure to inspire and entertain....
Friday, Oct 21, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Join us for an hour outdoors in the glorious colors and landscape of fall in the Berkshires. Through a process of sitting, resting, walking, sensing, sharing, and reflecting, you are invited to witness beauty and connect with the natural world at this...
Wednesday, Oct 26, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Join Mass Audubon for a talk and walk. The focus? The tricky, skulky, secretive, and absolutely stunning sparrows that spend their fall in Berkshire County. Together, we will learn helpful tips for identification, the various species that breed and...
Saturday, Oct 29, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
If there's one thing many of us have enough of in our diet, it's wheat. It's everywhere, one of the four pillars of baking, along with eggs, butter and sugar. It can be destabilizing when you take wheat out of the equation. Either for health or dietary...

October 2022 to November 2022

Monday, Oct 31, 10:00 am to Wednesday, Nov 2, 4:00 pm
Taking place over three sessions, 10/31, 11/1, and 11/2. , this series will teach you to make your own nature note cards — to capture moments of nature with pen and color. Follow along with botanical artist Carol Ann Morley as she shows you how to...

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