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February 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
*One child free with each adult registration. Additional children: $25/each Making hand pies is fun! Let’s roll up our sleeves and get messy. In this class led by food educator, Anna Gershenson, participants will learn how to make an easy cream cheese...
Monday, February 3, 2020 (All day) to Friday, February 7, 2020 (All day)
Registration deadline: November 1.  Join us on this exclusive tour of the Gardens of Barbados expertly arranged by Lani Summerville of Classical Excursions. Trip Highlights The trip will begin on Monday, February 3 at 6:00 pm to meet other trip...
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:00pm to Friday, March 6, 2020 - 5:00pm
This course meets for 3 weeks on Fridays, February 21 - March 6, 1:00 - 5:00 pm Whether you are an amateur or professional horticulturist, you are a steward of the landscape, and probably spend more time than anyone among the flowers, shrubs, and trees.  ...
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 2:00pm
Tom Coward has worked as a gardener from the age of 15 at various gardens, but it was at Great Dixter (as Fergus Garrett’s assistant) that he believed he really honed his horticultural skills and style. In 2010, Coward joined Gravetye Manor in Sussex,...
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 5:00pm
Please join the trustees and staff of BBG in welcoming Winter Lecture Speaker Tom Coward to the Berkshires at this festive cocktail reception in the BBG Center House. This is your chance to meet our speaker in an intimate setting and to hear more about...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 8:30pm
This course meets for 7 weeks on February, March 25 - April 7, 5:30 - 8:30 pm This design course will introduce students to the design process—the systematic way designers approach a site and client. The course will include a series of simple projects...
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
If there's one thing we all have enough of in our diet, it's wheat: it's everywhere, one of the 4 pillars of baking, along with eggs, butter & sugar. It can be destabilizing when you take wheat out of the equation. Either for health or dietary reasons...
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
With so many plants to choose from, how can one be sure of creating successful perennial garden designs? Analyze the site, pick the right plants for that habitat and create winning combinations based on growth habit, foliage, and flowers. Need some help?...

March 2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00am to Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 2:00pm
This course meets for 2 weeks on Saturdays, March 7 & 14, 10 am - 2 pm This survey plant identification class covers horticulturally significant North American native plants that thrive in the Berkshires and surrounding tri-state region. Both...
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
 Every taste of honey is an opportunity to learn something about its floral source, region and even the beekeeper’s practices. Tasting and evaluating honey is a skill learned through formal sensory training along with experience. Join honey connoisseur...


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