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April 2021

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, April 23, 2021 - 3:00pm
Enjoy early spring in the Garden! This spring break we are inviting a small group of campers back to the garden for fun, friends and gardening. Come help us prepare the garden for the growing season. Participants will start seeds, make maple syrup, turn...
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Natural dyes can be created from scraps you might send to your compost pile. Learn about the techniques and processes that allow you to render beautiful color from kitchen scraps. This class with fiber artist Nicole Campanale will cover the basics of...
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Get a jump start on your garden this spring with medicinal herbs, which are highly adaptive and forgiving. Herbs have their own immune systems to ward off pests, which also supports our immune functions. Herbs attract pollinators, provide you with...
Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
This hands-on workshop takes the participants through the process of making sausage at home incorporating seasonal botanicals. Jake Levin is a Berkshire-based butcher, educator and artist empowering people to connect more deeply with the food they eat....
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Daffodils are some of the earliest blooms in the garden. During this off-site field study, participants will learn about the history of this plant and how to use it effectively in residential plantings, creating long-lasting spring impact for years. Enjoy...

April 2021 to May 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 (All day) to Saturday, May 8, 2021 (All day)
This five-part class with botanist Ted Elliman will cover the incredible variety and beauty of spring-blooming wildflowers in Berkshire County. The three online evening sessions will present the particular spring flora you can expect to find in different...

May 2021

Sunday, May 2, 2021 (All day)
  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 season. Roy Boutard Day also marks the Garden's annual...
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 10:00am to Saturday, May 8, 2021 - 3:00pm
New this year! Our annual Plant Sale runs in tandem with "Garden Treasures from Our Friends," a dazzling online auction May 5 - 16. Details to come!   Traditionally held on Mother’s Day weekend, the Plants and Answers Be-a-Better-Gardener Plant Sale began...

June 2021 to August 2021

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, August 20, 2021 - 3:00pm
BBG is thrilled to welcome campers back for the 2021 season! We are planning for a fun-filled summer, where participants will have space to explore and discover in the garden. Farm in the Garden Camp provides time and guidance for children to do...

July 2021

Saturday, July 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
  A Berkshire tradition, Berkshire Botanical Garden's annual Fête des Fleurs gala is the quintessential garden party in the Berkshires — filled with merriment, elegance and surprises. Save the date for our 2021 Fête: July 3, 5-8 p.m. at the Garden. More...

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