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March 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join local beekeepers on the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm on the grounds of Berkshire Botanical Garden. Each month’s meeting, will involve season-appropriate discussions and demonstrations using the BBG apiary, weather permitting. We will focus on...
Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
This all-day program will give first year beekeepers the tools they need to start off their new hobby on the right foot. Topics will include honey bee biology, equipment, hive installation methods, basic pest management, honey and wax harvesting, and hive...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 10:00am to Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
Find inspiration from nature’s treasures found at the seashore. Bring to life the beauty of shells, pebbles and other wondrous shapes. Explore their structure and intricate details and learn how to create the silky shine of seaweed, surface of driftwood...
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Successfully growing fruit for your family becomes straightforward when you narrow the big picture down to getting the basics right.This workshop, led by expert Michael Phillips, of Lost Nation Orchard in northern New Hampshire, covers complementary...

April 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Spring is a great time to assess woody shrubs for shape, structure, and winter damage. This workshop will focus on learning by doing. Ron Yaple, owner of Race Mountain Tree Services in Sheffield, MA, will demonstrate how to renovate, rejuvenate, and shape...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join local beekeepers on the second Tuesday of each month at 6pm on the grounds of Berkshire Botanical Garden. Each month’s meeting, will involve season-appropriate discussions and demonstrations using the BBG apiary, weather permitting. We will focus on...
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Maintaining living plant cover is one of the essential practices of building soil health. This workshop provides practical guidance on using cover crops in a small-scale, non-mechanized, no-till context to improve soil health both for growing more...
Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Cutting gardens are lovely to view, provide fresh-cut flowers and keep your perennial borders from being raided for indoor display. Learn how to grow a small, highly productive cutting garden as an addition to the vegetable patch or as a stand-alone...
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Learn by doing in this hands-on shrub and tree planting/transplanting workshop led by arborist Ken Gooch. All aspects of successful planting will be demonstrated, and participants will assist in transplanting a multi-stem shrub and planting a small tree...

May 2019

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Held the first Sunday of May and honoring the Garden’s director who served the horticultural community from 1954 – 1984, Roy Boutard Day is a free event celebrating the opening of the Garden’s 85th season. This year, we are pleased to once again feature a...

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