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October 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The slow, gentle movements of traditional Tai Chi and Qigong (energy cultivation) are extremely effective in managing stress, enhancing health and increasing mental focus, balance and energy. Instructor David Crowe will share several ancient and powerful...
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 8:30pm
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 flowering trees, shade trees and broadleaf and needle...
Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 5:00pm
  BBG's iconic Harvest Festival is back and continues an 87-year tradition celebrating autumn in the beautiful Berkshires! Plans are underway for two fabulous days of live music and entertainment, fresh local and artisan food and refreshments, a plant...
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The slow, gentle movements of traditional Tai Chi and Qigong (energy cultivation) are extremely effective in managing stress, enhancing health and increasing mental focus, balance and energy. Instructor David Crowe will share several ancient and powerful...
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The slow, gentle movements of traditional Tai Chi and Qigong (energy cultivation) are extremely effective in managing stress, enhancing health and increasing mental focus, balance and energy. Instructor David Crowe will share several ancient and powerful...

November 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 8:30pm
Taught by John Howell, this four-session course will explain how plant growth is affected by soils, from drainage to pH and nutrients. Learn how to evaluate soils, improve those that are less than ideal and amend soils for specific garden uses....
Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
This program has been cancelled. Are you utilizing your houseplants to their fullest aesthetic potential? In this virtual lecture filled with photos and inspiration from her own massive collection of houseplants, Tovah Martin will explore some of the...

November 2021 to December 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 8:30pm
Led by Ken Gooch, this program focuses on factors that affect plant health care, including insects, diseases, pathogens and abiotic influences. Basic diagnostic techniques will be taught. Learn to minimize potential problems through proper site...

December 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 10:00am to Monday, December 6, 2021 - 3:45pm
An eagerly awaited tradition continues at Berkshire Botanical Garden on Friday and Saturday, December 3 - 5 with Holiday Marketplace featuring the legendary Gallery of Wreaths. Select from a collection of 100 unique, one-of-a-kind designer wreaths as well...
Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Are you interested in learning to use a chainsaw but feel intimidated to do so? Led by arborist Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll, this workshop is designed for the novice-to-beginner chainsaw operator who wishes to gain greater confidence with this powerful...

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